Leadership

Acadia University’s highest governing body is the Board of Governors and its highest academic body is the Senate. Acadia’s Chancellor is Mr. Bruce Galloway (’68).


Peter J. Ricketts

Dr. Peter J. Ricketts
President and Vice-Chancellor

President Peter Ricketts is responsible for the management of Acadia University and all its departments. To assist in the performance of these duties, the President, with the approval of the Board of Governors, oversees a number of officers.


Vice-Presidents


Dr. Dale Keefe in Convocation Hall

Dr. Dale Keefe
Provost and Vice-President, Academic

Dr. Keefe administers the academic program (instruction and research) and university services that support the academic program, such as libraries, academic resources, and institutional planning.


Rod Morrison

Dr. Rod Morrison
Vice-President, Advancement

Dr. Morrison leads the teams responsible for maintaining a strong connection with alumni and building a network of supporters for Acadia University. 


Christopher Callbeck

Mr. Christopher Callbeck
Vice-President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Callbeck is responsible for the management of building services, financial policy and systems, safety and security, information technology, varsity athletics, event services, and human resources.


Deans & Division Heads


Dr. Laura Robinson
Dean
Faculty of Arts
Dr. Suzie Currie
Dean 
Faculty of Science
Dr. Ann Vibert
Dean (Acting)
Faculty of Professional Studies
Rev. Dr. Anna Robbins
Dean
Faculty of Theology

Dr. Anna Redden
Dean
Research and Graduate Studies
Mark Bishop
Registrar
Office of the Registrar
Daphne Flanagan
University Librarian
Vaughan Memorial Library
Dr. Jeffrey T. Banks
Director
Open Acadia

Mary MacVicar
Associate Vice-President Finance and Treasurer
Financial Services
Kathy O'Connor
Executive Assistant to the President
President's Office
Secretary to the Board
Board of Governors
Scott Roberts
Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations
President's Office
Administrator, FOIPOP 

Nancy Handrigan
Executive Director, Philanthropy
Office of Advancement
Ian Murray
Executive Director, Alumni Affairs
Office of Advancement
Gary Doucette
Executive Director
Technology Services
James Sanford
Executive Director
Student Services

Kevin Dickie
Executive Director
Varsity Athletics and Events
Marcel Falkenham
Director of Facilities
Facilities Management
Director
K.C. Irving Centre
Kerry Deveau
Director
Human Resources
Patrick Difford
Director
Safety & Security

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Contact

Office of the President & Vice-Chancellor
University Hall
Acadia University
15 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
president@acadiau.ca
902-585-1218