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

Under policy GP29, Wade Parkhouse, provost and vice-president academic pro tem, has formed a committee for the renewal of the vice-provost and associate vice-president, Learning and Teaching (AVPLT). The current incumbent, Dr. Elizabeth Elle, has agreed to stand for renewal in this position.


The committee is responsible for reviewing the incumbent’s performance and considering renewal. The review will include the committee meeting with the incumbent, as well as requests for feedback on the incumbent’s performance through broad consultation across the university. The consultation process concluded on December 21, 2022.

Committee Members

Members Conditions Name
Provost Chair Wade Parkhouse
Deans (2) Selected by Deans Jeff Derksen, GPS
Kris Magnusson, Education
Faculty Members (2) Elected by the Faculty members jointly Sheri Fabian, Criminology
Diane Finegood, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
President of the Faculty Association (or designate)   Mike Sjoerdsma, School of Engineering Science
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 SFSS Representative TBC
Support Staff (1) Elected by and from the Support Staff of the units reporting within the Associate Vice-President's portfolio. Laura MacKay, Centre for Educational Excellence
Additional Members (up to 3) Selected by the Provost Nicole Manson, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
GSS Representative TBC
Committee Support Acting Executive Director, Provost's Office Mary Holmes

Meeting Timeline

Meeting Date Time
Meeting 1 (Introduction) Wednesday, December 7, 2022 10:30-12:00 pm
Meeting 2 (Materials and feedback) Thursday, January 19, 2023 2:30-4:30 pm
Meeting 3 (Presentation and interview) Thursday, January 26, 2023 2:30-5:30 pm
Meeting 4 (Decision) Monday, January 30, 2023 12:30-2:00 pm

All meetings will be held via Zoom except Meeting 3 (January 26), which will be held in person at the Burnaby campus.


Executive Director
Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic