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Leadership and Vision

Dalhousie University's impact

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Heading into its third century, Dalhousie continues to evolve into an academic and research powerhouse while making a valuable economic and social impact at the local, regional, national and global levels. 


Dalhousie's 11th president

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Dr. Richard Florizone's diverse experiences in academia, government and  private sector, enable him to bring passion and vision to Dal's mission of teaching, research and community engagement.
• Learn more about Dr. Florizone

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Leadership team

From academics to research, Dalhousie benefits from strong, focused leadership. With 12 faculties, and a student population of over 18,000 drawn from all over Canada and more than 110 foreign countries, Dalhousie is a Canadian leader. Meet the senior team that's charting Dalhousie's path into the future.

Strategic planning

Inspiration and Impact: Dalhousie Strategic Direction 2014-18, outlines the university’s key strategic priorities: teaching and learning, research, service to our communities, building partnerships, and attracting the resources to fuel our ambitions. Learn about our progress towards those objectives.