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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

VP, Academic Jon Driver is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Jane Pulkingham as the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, beginning January 1, 2016 and Dr. Ali Dastmalchian, Dean, Beedie School of Business, effective January 1, 2016

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