Bill Flanagan, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta

President Flanagan is repositioning the U of A for long-term success.

About Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan became the 14th president and vice-chancellor of the University of Alberta in July 2020. Born and raised in Alberta, he has been recognized for his transformative and entrepreneurial leadership.

As soon as he was appointed, President Flanagan launched the largest and most ambitious program of academic and administrative restructuring ever undertaken by a Canadian university. With a vision for the University of Alberta for Tomorrow (UAT), he set the goal of turning the university’s acute financial pressures into a strategic transformation, repositioning the U of A for long-term success.

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President Bill Flanagan

In five years the University of Alberta will

Be better placed to deliver on its Vision & Mission.

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Make even greater contributions to the public good.

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Sustain its position as a top 100 global university.

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About U of A for Tomorrow

U of A for Tomorrow Updates

 

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From the President's Desk

Provost Portfolio update

From the President's Desk: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day 2022

The path of hope and healing will take time and it is one we must walk together.

Provost Portfolio update

From the President’s Desk: No place for gender-based oppression and violence

On behalf of the University of Alberta, President Flanagan reflects on the death of Mahsa Amini, expressing support for those who have taken courageous steps in the pursuit of human dignity for all.

Provost Portfolio update

Statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The University of Alberta joins the world today in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Evergreen Pond and Circle found on South Campus