Leadership and Vision

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.

Leadership team

Dr. Alice Aiken

From academics to research, we benefit from strong, focused leadership across our 13 faculties and units supporting a student population of over 18,800 drawn from across Canada and more than 115 foreign countries. Meet the senior team that's charting our path into the future.

Dalhousie's 11th president

Dr. Richard Florizone

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

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