Vice-President, Academic and Research
Dr. Madine VanderPlaat (Interim)
Dr. VanderPlaat is serving as Interim Vice-President, Academic and Research. She has served Saint Mary’s in a variety of capacities, most recently as Acting Vice-President, Academic and Research (since July 1, 2022), and previously as Associate Vice-President, Academic and Enrolment Management, and as Associate and Acting Dean in the Faculty of Arts.
Dr. VanderPlaat brings considerable experience and institutional knowledge and is a strong voice for teaching excellence and research accomplishment. Her mandate during her term as Interim Vice-President, Academic and Research will be to focus on enrolment growth, curricular and teaching innovation, and supporting the strengthening of our research capacities.
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