Brian Power

Vice-Provost, and Associate Vice-President, Academic

Brian Power became Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic in July 2018. He first joined Brock in 1995 as an Instructor in Music and completed his PhD in Musicology at the University of Toronto in 1999. He was appointed Associate Professor with tenure in 2003 and Professor in 2017. He has also served Brock as Chair of the Department of Music (2005-2011) and as Associate Dean (Student Affairs & Curriculum) of the Faculty of Humanities (2012-2018).

As an advisor to the Provost, the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic focuses primarily on academic program quality assurance, faculty relations and external reviews of administrative units which support the academic mission. As a member of Brock’s senior academic administration, the position provides vision, leadership and support to the University in all aspects of Brock’s Internal Quality Assurance Process, serving as the University’s key contact for Quality Assurance.

The position administratively supports annual Faculty processes such as tenure and promotion, faculty member annual reports, and the co-ordination of all aspects of academic-administrative reviews.

Power is an early music scholar, choral and solo tenor, and violinist. Outside of Brock, he has also been a member of the editorial board of Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music/Revue Canadienne de Musique and is past Chair of the Standing Committee of Institutional Members of the Canadian University Music Society/Société de musique des universités canadiennes.