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

There are currently no portfolios in transition at the University of Alberta.


VP Appointments

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

Matthias Ruth will become the University of Alberta's next vice-president (research) on May 1, 2018 for a five year term. Matthias holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and a PhD in geography from the University of Illinois, where he also received training in engineering and biology. He is currently the director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston.

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.