University Secretary

Portrait image of Marion Haggarty-France

Marion Haggarty-France, University Secretary

Marion joined the University Governance unit at the University of Alberta in 2009 as the University Secretary. Prior to this role, she served as the Senior Administrative Officer in the Office of the Provost for twelve years. She initially joined the U of A as the Communications Coordinator for the Sustainable Forest Management Network. She holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Honours History and has earned the ICD.D designation.

As the University Secretary, Marion provides leadership and expertise to ensure the effective operation and administration of the University's collegial, bicameral system of governance (the Board of Governors and the General Faculties Council) as set out in the Post-Secondary Learning Act.

A member of the President's Leadership team, Marion serves as the University's most senior advisor and counselor on governance related issues and the associated legislative and administrative policy and procedures.