Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Key responsibilities of the provost and vice-president (academic):

  • promotes the academic mission of the University by advancing innovation in curriculum and program development, including program evaluation, professor recruitment and design of enrolment strategies; 
  • collaborates closely with associate vice-presidents, college deans and various directors in developing and implementing the University’s annual budget and in allocating University resources; and
  • administers University colleges, oversees numerous academic support units and chairs the Vice-President’s Academic Council.

About Charlotte Yates

Charlotte Yates joined the University of Guelph in 2015. She served for seven years as dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University, where she was a professor since 1987.

She studies labour relations and industrial policy, especially in the automotive industry, and is a frequent media commentator on labour issues.

BA, University of Winnipeg
MA, Queen’s University
PhD, Carleton University