Welcome to the President's Office

Simon Fraser University is Canada’s most community-engaged research university. President Joy Johnson leads the SFU community at a critical time, committed to supporting students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners through compassion, respect and collaboration.

SFU: What’s Next?

President Johnson is currently hosting a series of community conversations to collectively define SFU's vision, purpose, priorities and commitments, supporting the development of a framework that aligns efforts across the university for the next five years. Join the conversation today.

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Nominations open for President's
Distinguished Community Leadership Award

The President’s DCLA is given to an exceptional individual(s) or organization for their outstanding dedication to the university and their distinguished contribution to the public good within their community. Know someone who deserves to be recognized? Submit your nomination by May 20, 2022.

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Meet Joy

Dr. Joy Johnson is SFU's 10th president and vice-chancellor. Widely respected in the academic and research communities, Joy steps into the role of president after six years of achievement as SFU’s vice-president, research and international, and a long career in academia, research and innovation. Learn more about Joy’s priorities, and take part in important conversations that will help shape SFU’s future.

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