Dr. Rod Morrison,
Vice-President, Advancement


Dr. Rod Morrison earned his BA and MA from McMaster University and his D.Phil. from Oxford University. After a brief academic career at Memorial University, he joined the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 1990 before becoming the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Huntington Society of Canada in 1997. In 2002, he joined McMaster as Director of Alumni Advancement, and was named Director of International Advancement in 2006, adding the Major Gifts portfolio in 2011. While at McMaster, he led individual and annual fund campaigns that achieved significant growth and made breakthroughs in emerging international markets, particularly the Asia-Pacific region. Under Dr. Morrison’s leadership, McMaster’s alumni team earned awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for alumni programming and volunteer recognition

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Office of the Vice-President, Advancement
15 University Avenue
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6