Meet the Leadership Team

Learn more about the people helping lead Dal into its third century


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Peter MacKinnon

Interim President and Vice-Chancellor

"The success of Atlantic Canada is, in no small way, related to the success of Dalhousie University." Meet Peter

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Teri Balser

Provost & Vice-President Academic

"Moving to Halifax is in many ways like making a homecoming..." Meet Teri

Alice Aiken

Alice Aiken

Vice-President Research & Innovation

"The collaborative spirit... that's our greatest strength." Meet Alice

Ian Nason

Ian Nason

Vice-President Finance & Administration

"I try to pay close attention to issues as they arise and be as collaborative as possible." Meet Ian.

Peter Fardy

Peter Fardy

Vice-President Advancement

"What’s fulfilling is when we can tap into what people really care about..." Meet Peter

Ivan Joseph

Josh Leon

Assistant Vice-President, Information Technology Services

"Dal puts such value on academic excellence..." Meet Josh

Ivan Joseph

Ivan Joseph

Vice-Provost Student Affairs

"I look forward to the opportunity to make this place my home..." Meet Ivan

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Matthew Hebb

Assistant Vice-President, Government Relations and Economic Development

"[Dal] is such an astonishing collection of incredibly smart people..." Meet Matthew

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Marty Leonard

Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

"My vision is simply to support students and faculty..." Meet Marty

Ivan Joseph

Donna Bourne-Tyson

University Librarian

"Students are using library spaces more than ever because we’re doing a better job of designing library spaces for people..." Meet Donna

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David Anderson

Dean, Facuty of Medicine

"I continue to be impressed by the scope and the complexity of the work that goes on here..." Meet David

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Ben Davis

Dean, Faculty of Dentistry

"It starts by getting students into the program and encouraging them to think about academia..." Meet Ben

Look for even more profiles in the coming weeks and months.