Provost and VP Academic


Office of the Provost and VP Academic

Lesley Brown, PhD

Dr. Lesley Brown
Provost and Vice-President, Academic


Some of the goals and priorities that fall within the purview of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, include:

  • ensuring academic programs remain relevant, current and offer high-quality instruction
  • implementing and updating the Academic Plan
  • overseeing program reviews including Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC) requirements
  • overseeing the development of new degree programs and new major proposals
  • administering policies and procedures that advance the vision and mission of Mount Royal
  • providing direction and guidance for faculty relations
  • contributing to the development and implementation of a Comprehensive Institutional Plan
  • guiding student and faculty recruitment and retention
  • pursuing partnerships with other institutions
  • advising on institutional initiatives, including fund-raising
  • fostering a culture of scholarship
  • overseeing the establishment of institutes and monitoring outcomes
  • promoting institution-wide collegiality and co-operation
  • contributing to decisions on allocation of space
  • establishing priorities and criteria for academic resource allocation