Input sought on reappointment of Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic

Brock University students, staff, faculty and librarians are invited to provide input to the Advisory Committee on the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic regarding the reappointment of Professor Brian Power to the role.

Power has held the role of Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic since July 1, 2018, and is eligible for reappointment for a second five-year term.

As part of the review process, outlined in the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators, the Advisory Committee invites feedback from the Brock community for the purpose of evaluating the performance of the incumbent.

The portfolio of the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic includes a number of files, including (but not limited to):

  • Co-ordination of the University’s relationship with the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance, including shepherding new program proposals to approval;
  • Co-ordination of the University’s Institutional Quality Assurance Process, including managing program reviews;
  • Chairing the activities of the Academic Review Committee of Senate;
  • Chairing the Associate Deans group and co-ordinating the activities of Associate Deans across Faculties; and
  • Involvement with a number of faculty processes, including tenure reviews and sabbatical approvals.

Individual or collective confidential submissions may be made in writing to the committee through the Office of the Provost, and meetings with the committee can also be requested.

Anonymous submissions will not be accepted. While submissions will be held in strict confidence, they will be shared with committee members in their entirety, including attributions.

Meetings with the committee will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. and will be limited to 10 minutes each. Individuals or groups wishing to meet with the committee are asked to provide a high-level overview of their remarks in advance.

Comments and meeting requests may be submitted directly to the Office of the Provost at no later than Monday, March 6.

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