Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President,
Learning & Teaching

Under academic policy, GP29, Wade Parkhouse, provost and vice-president academic, pro tem, has formed a committee for the appointment of the next Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching.

Candidate Profile

 The detailed position description and candidate profile is available here.

Search Committee Members

Members Conditions Name
Provost and Vice-President Academic Chair Wade Parkhouse
Deans (2) Selected by Deans Jeff Derksen, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Kris Magnusson, Faculty of Education 
Faculty Members (2) Elected by the faculty members jointly Sheri Fabian, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Diane Finegood, Faculty of Science
President of the Faculty Association (or designate)   Mike Sjoerdsma
One of: the President of the SFSS, the Co-ordinating & External Relations Officer of the Graduate Student Society, or their designate As jointly agreed upon by the Societies Mohamad Assari, GSS
Support Staff (1)

Elected by support staff of the AVPLT Office

Laura MacKay

Up to three additional members

  Nicole Manson
Search Support Acting Executive Director, Provost's Office Mary Holmes

Search Committee Timeline

Meetings Date Time
Meeting #1 (Search Planning)

Friday, March 17, 2023

11:00am – 12:00pm

Open Forum Recording 
Password: AVPLT2023 

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Meeting #2 (Feedback, Candidate Profile)

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

11:00am – 1:00pm

Meeting #3 (Candidate Report)

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

2:30pm – 5:00pm


Wednesday, May 31, 2023 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 1, 2023 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:00am - 5:00pm
Meeting #4 Friday, June 16, 2023 1:30pm - 4:00pm

All meetings will be held via Zoom except interviews, which will be held in person at the Burnaby campus.


An important part of the search process is gathering input from the university community on the key challenges and opportunities the successful candidate will face, and the qualities, attributes and experience they should possess. The search committee appreciates the input received at the Open Forum and through comments provided via Feedback Survey/Email. 


Acting Executive Director
Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic