Meet our Vice-President University Relations

Cheryl Hamelin

University Relations strives to align, to uplift, to engage, to partner, to communicate, and to amplify and celebrate USask successes, reinforcing who we are and who we must be to become The University the World Needs.



Advancement is responsible for fundraising, stewardship and alumni relations for the University of Saskatchewan.

Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications is responsible for enhancing and protecting our university's reputation.

Operations and Services

Operations and Services provides support to alumni and community relations, marketing and communications, and development activities.

Cheryl Hamelin

Cheryl Hamelin has been a fundraising and communications leader for over three decades. On June 1, 2022, Cheryl, a very proud alumna of the University of Saskatchewan, returned as Vice-President University Relations.

Strategic Plan

This University Relations strategic plan provides our portfolio direction to achieving the ambitions, commitments and goals of the University Plan 2025

Strategic Goal 1 
Increase recognition in core areas of excellence.

Strategic Goal 2 
Develop and execute a strong government relations strategy.

Strategic Goal 3 
Establish UR as a go-to resource for the campus community.

Strategic Goal 4
Build advocacy and support within external communities.

Strategic Goal 5
Frame and advance our institutional narratives.


 Peter MacKinnon Building, Room 252
105 Administration Place
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A2

General Requests

For meeting, speaking or general scheduling requests, and general information or questions please contact Danielle Pastushok.