The provost and vice-president academic alongside a diverse faculty of talented and creative teachers and researchers plays a critical role in creating learning environments and providing experiences that foster lifelong learners who are creative, adaptable, critical thinkers with the empathy and resilience to solve local and global challenges and are fully prepared to be what the world needs.
Melissa Just - Interim Provost and VP Academic
As the interim provost and vice-president, Melissa will work with academic leadership within our complex and globally engaged research institution to support our commitment to being the university the world needs.
Dr. Airini - Incoming Provost and VP Academic
Following an extensive national and international search, Dr. Airini, a highly accomplished education researcher, educator and administrator, will join USask President Peter Stoicheff’s leadership team as the next provost and vice-president academic, effective February 1, 2021.
Vice-Provost Faculty Relations
The vice-provost faculty relations provides leadership for faculty relations and support at USask.
Vice-Provost Teaching, Learning and Student Experience
The vice-provost teaching, learning and student experience provides leadership in creating student experiences that develop our future learners, professionals and leaders.
Vice-Provost Indigenous Engagement
The vice-provost indigenous engagement provides inspirational and transformational leadership for fostering meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities and to promoting Indigenous knowledges and scholarship.
Associate Provost Institutional Planning and Assessment
The associate provost institutional planning and assessment provides university-wide and unit-specific planning efforts and that can be used as a focal point for institutional initiatives and resource allocation.
Associate Provost Health
The associate provost health provides leadership for USask Health Sciences educational programming and research.
Deans and Executive Directors
The provost works in collaboration with our deans of colleges and executive directors of graduate schools to deliver on USask's academic strategy.
About the Role
The role provides institution-level leadership to a wide range of senior administrative positions across the university, including members of the President’s Executive Committee, deans and executive directors of 17 colleges and schools, and heads of other major senior administrative units. The provost and vice-president academic also provides leadership to a diverse academic community of department heads, faculty members, and professional and administrative staff across the university.
Senior academic, planning and budget officer at USask responsible for developing an academic agenda that is connected to the financial decisions of the university and best supports the student experience in all colleges and schools.