Erin Beaudin named Vice-President, Finance and Administration

Acadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Beaudin as the new Vice-President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 22, 2024. 

Erin Beaudin brings over two decades of experience in municipal leadership, demonstrating expertise in community building and strategic operations. Her career includes senior leadership roles overseeing Finance, Corporate Services, Planning & Development, Parks & Recreation, and Public Works & Engineering. 

For the past nine years, Erin served as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Wolfville, where she played an essential role in the development of the inaugural and recently updated Memorandum of Understanding between the Town, Acadia, and the Acadia Students’ Union. “I have enjoyed working with Acadia as an external partner and am honoured to have the opportunity to now become part of its dynamic team”, shares Beaudin. “I look forward to the work ahead to contribute to the success and overall experience of Acadia’s students, staff and faculty.” 

A graduate of Mount Allison with a Bachelor of Arts, Erin holds a Master of Applied Environment Studies in Local Economic Development from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Victoria. Having dedicated nearly two decades to Nova Scotia's municipal sector, Erin's breadth of experience uniquely positions her for success in her new role. 

“Erin is a strategic thinker, and a proven leader”, shares President Jeff Hennessy. “She knows Acadia very well and values the unique experience we aim to offer.  I’m excited to have her join the team”.   

Please join us in welcoming Erin Beaudin to Acadia University. 

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