Senior Administrative Officer
Tel: (780) 492-6655
Kathleen provides strategic advice and manages issues for the Provost, Deputy Provost and the senior team. Kathleen is also responsible for coordinating activities at a senior level across the academic portfolio and with other portfolios.
Indigenous Cultural Advisor
Tel: (780) 492-6655
Marilyn assists faculties, departments and units in the inclusion and engagement of Indigenous peoples and knowledge, including advising on cultural protocols and providing a connection to Elders and knowledge experts to support University of Alberta events and programs.
Indigenous Initiatives Manager
Tel: (780) 492-6304
Kelsey works with the internal University of Alberta community to advance Indigenous initiatives. She supports and coordinates policy development, Indigenous governance development, and consultation frameworks with the goal of ensuring a comprehensive, respectful and inclusive approach to Indigenous activities.
Executive Assistant to the Deputy Provost
Tel: (780) 492-7494
Kimberly provides administrative support to the Deputy Provost, including calendar/schedule management. She is the first point of contact in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic). All requests for the Deputy Provost are coordinated through her.
Elisa Ferrarin Burgess
Quality Assurance Coordinator
Tel: (780) 492-5661
Elisa provides administrative support to the quality assurance review process. She is the first point of contact for faculties and units undertaking quality assurance reviews, and for members of review committees.
Director, Academic Budget and Planning
Tel: (780) 492-4957
Edith provides high level financial advice and guidance to the Office of the Provost and the Faculties. She is a key liaison with faculties and units on operational issues of academic planning, enrolment and budgeting.
Executive Assistant to the Vice-Provosts (Temporary)
Tel: (780) 492-2280
Arlene provides temporary administrative support and calendar management to the Vice-Provost (Programs), Vice-Provost (Learning Initiatives), and Associate Vice-President (Research) and (Academic).
Strategic Initiatives Manager
Tel: (780) 492-2119
The Strategic Initiatives Manager coordinates strategic planning for the Office of the Provost and VP (Academic). In collaboration with other institutional portfolios, he takes a lead role in the development of key strategic documents, and guides initiatives to transform long-term institutional goals into action.
Portfolio Initiatives Manager
Tel: (780) 492-6709
Kate supports the oversight of academic programs including liaising with the Ministry and the Campus Alberta Quality Council on new academic program proposals. Kate is also the lead on the Quality Assurance program and activities. She also coordinates portfolio policy development, provides support for projects and initiatives, and is the FOIPP officer for the office.
Tel: (780) 492-1503
Helen oversees the functional management of the Provost’s office, including space allocations, office and computing equipment, and building maintenance. She is responsible for human resource administration for the portfolio and ensures coordination of administrative support activities. Helen also provides administrative support to the Senior Administrative Officer.
Tel: (780) 492-6643
Cindy provides comprehensive support to various high-level administrative committees such as the President’s Executive Committee (PEC-O), Deans’ Council, and Vice-Provosts’ Council (VPC). She also supports the Centres and Institutes Committee, ensuring annual reporting requirements are met.