Office of the President

  • Welcome to the University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive and research-intensive university founded on the principles of liberal education where inspired teaching is emphasized within a personalized and interactive learning environment. A place where student engagement in learning, creative activities, and research takes place every day.

    We provide undergraduate and graduate programs in education, fine arts, health sciences, humanities, management, nursing, sciences, and social sciences, leading to academic degrees at the Bachelor, Masters, and Doctoral levels. We offer programming at two campuses - Lethbridge and Calgary.

    At the University of Lethbridge we are committed to remaining true to who we are - student-focused, research-intensive, and grounded in liberal education. Our graduates face the world with confidence - not only in their educations, but their ability to succeed in their careers.

    I give you my personal commitment that your university will continue to focus on you, the individual student, and to provide each student with the most vital and engaging learning environment in the country.

    I extend a personal invitation to you to visit our campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary to learn more about our university, the people who study and work here, and the more than 47,000 alumni worldwide who have contributed to our tremendous success.

  • The President & Vice-Chancellor has general supervision over and direction of the operation of the University [PostSecondary Learning Act (PSLA), Section 81 (3)]. In addition to the powers of the President as described in the PostSecondary Learning Act the powers, duties and functions of the President are mandated by the Board of Governors (the "Board") of the University. The President reports to and is accountable to the Board.

    The President provides leadership to generate and sustain an academic and administrative vision of what the University should be that optimizes the development of the University. The President ensures that University objectives are achieved and the University’s quality and future assured. The President is responsible for carrying out all of the duties required in the capacity as President & ViceChancellor with General Faculties Council (“GFC”), the Senate, The University of Lethbridge Faculty Association, other employee groups and the general public, as well as working closely with and in concert with the Board.

    The President's primary responsibility is to lead the University, in an ethical, responsible, sustainable manner.