The University of Lethbridge will be Canada’s destination for all who seek a comprehensive, liberal education-based university that promotes a diverse and inclusive environment and inspires reach-informed teaching and learning, creative discovery, scholarship, professional endeavour, experiential opportunities and community engagement.
Destination 2022: Strategic Directions
Excel as a comprehensive university
Inspire and support student potential
Promote access to quality, affordable post-secondary education
Build internal community and enhance relationships with external communities
The Provost provides leadership, oversight, and direction across a broad spectrum of university operations including institutional planning and reporting; academic program development, implementation, maintenance, and quality assurance; and budgeting and reporting in collaboration with the Vice-President (Finance and Administration).
Oversees the university's Ancillary Services, Facilities, Financial Services, Human Resources, General Counsel and Sport & Recreation Services offices. She also serves as a liaison officer for Universities Academic Pension Plan, as well as a variety of provincial and federal funding agencies.
Supports the university's research community and endeavours by overseeing Animal Care Services, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Research Ethics, Research & Innovation Services and the University-Industry Liaison Office.
Works to uphold the University's commitment to the communities it serves by overseeing Development & Donor Relations, Communications & Alumni Relations, Public Affairs & Government Relations and Advancement Services offices.
Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) '72, LLD '04)*
Special Assistant to the President
A founding member of Canada's first university-based Native American Studies program, Dr. Little Bear works with the university leadership team and throughout the institutional to advance indigenous initiatives at the university.
Composed of a variety of elected and appointed University faculty, staff and community members, the Senate promotes the University and enhances its position in the community, elects the Chancellor, and approves honorary degree recipients.