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Welcome to the Office of the Vice-President, Academic

The Vice-President, Academic and Provost serves as the senior academic officer for Simon Fraser University.

Primary objectives of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost are to resource and support an outstanding education for SFU students and to provide a productive research environment for Faculty by:

  • Attracting and supporting the best students;
  • Recruiting and retaining faculty who are outstanding teachers and researchers;
  • Supporting excellence and innovation in academic programs;
  • Promoting excellence in research, scholarship and teaching;
  • Responding to community needs for education and research.


The Vice-President, Academic and Provost provides vision and leadership for the academic activities of SFU’s:

  • three campuses
  • eight Faculties
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Graduate Studies
  • Student Services

The current Vice-President, Academic and Provost is Dr. Jon Driver

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Announcements

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The deadline for submissions is October 15thCheck here for more information on the nomination and adjudication process.

The Vice-President, Academic has prepared a short statement about faculty unionization, in response to requests from faculty members. Check here to access the document.

View the Report on course-based experiential education across all SFU Faculties

View the 2013-2018 Academic Plan

View the Revised Report on Learning Outcomes and Assessment