Bold vision defines University of Alberta's future
The University of Alberta, one of Canada's most highly respected research universities, has named its 13th president and vice-chancellor.
The university's daring and innovative spirit inspires faculty and students to advance knowledge through research, seek innovation in teaching and learning, and find new ways to uphold the university's promise of "uplifting the whole people" in Alberta, across Canada, and throughout the world. Its Board of Governors has declared that it will compete with the best public research and teaching intensive universities in the world. With 39,000 students, 2,100 faculty, 6,200 staff and more than 260,000 alumni around the world, the University of Alberta is a bold, creative community, guided by its vision to inspire the human spirit through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery, and citizenship in a creative community, building one of the world’s great universities for the public good.