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Verity Turpin, Acting Vice-Provost, Student Affairs


Verity Turpin, MEC, CPA, CMA

Verity is currently the Assistant Vice-Provost, Student Affairs, responsible for Student Health and Wellness and Residence and Student Life at Dalhousie University. She is chair of Dalhousie's Alcohol Advisory Committee and oversees both the Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy and Student Code of Conduct.

Verity’s education is as varied as her career background. She holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, a Master of Electronic Commerce from Dalhousie, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Verity brought her passion for business, strategy and leading progressive change and transition to her career in post-secondary education, beginning in 1999. It led her to work in Student Affairs where, most recently, she has held positions as Director, Finance and Administration and Executive Director, Student Wellness. She was appointed Assistant Vice-Provost, Student Affairs in 2016.
Over the last four years, Verity has led a team to develop Dalhousie’s first Student Wellness Strategy and transform how Dalhousie delivers primary and mental health support to students using an interprofessional collaborative healthcare model.