VP Transitions and Reviews

The president is responsible for establishing the Vice-Presidential Advisory Search Committee and the Vice-Presidential Advisory Review Committee to provide recommendations on the appointment and reappointment of vice-presidents.

VP Transitions

Currently, the University of Alberta is undertaking a VP transition in the following portfolio(s): 

Vice-President (Research) 

Lorne Babiuk will complete his second term as vice-president (research) on June 30, 2017, and will not seek reappointment

Effective July 1, 2017, Walter Dixon will become interim vice-president (research).

An advisory search committee has been struck to provide recommendations on the appointment of a new vice-president (research).

Vice-president (research) position profile


VP Appointments

The University of Alberta is pleased to welcome new leadership in the following portfolio(s): 
Vice-President (University Relations)

Jacqui Tam will become the University of Alberta's next vice-president (university relations) effective July 1, 2017. Jacqui brings more than 30 years of communications, public relations, and marketing expertise to the University of Alberta. She is currently interim vice-president (university relations). Read the full announcement here

Vice-President (Research)

Walter Dixon will become the University of Alberta's interim vice-president (research) for one year, effective July 1, 2017. Walter is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science. He is currently associate vice-president (research). Read the full announcement here

VP Reviews

The Vice-Presidential Advisory Review Committee is established to provide recommendations to the president on the reappointment of vice-presidents.

There are no vice-presidential reviews currently underway.