President and Vice-Chancellor



Mount Royal University is known for its focus on students and this is achieved with the quality of education we are so proud to provide, but also by creating a welcoming environment. If you are new to MRU, I certainly hope this comes across early days and if you are already part of our community—as an employee, student, alumni, or partner — I thank you for your contributions to our campus.  

I believe our role is to provide each student with an education that has academic merit and a post-secondary experience focused on personal growth. Because each student is treated as an individual, this learning is enduring. They achieve their goals and are set on a path of well-being.

It is a privilege to help build on the momentum of great stride Mount Royal is making in its distinguished reputation for teaching and learning, experiential learning and indigenization. By encouraging a culture of inquiry through collaboration and community building, there is even more to build on through research across disciplines that uplift faculty and help students gain valuable experience. 



Tim Rahilly, PhD
President and Vice-Chancellor



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