David Dingwall

President and Vice-Chancellor

David C. Dingwall is the President and Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University.

Prior to taking on his role at CBU, President Dingwall had a distinguished public policy career and extensive corporate governance experience.

He has also had a prominent legal career, been, and continues to be, a corporate director, a distinguished public speaker, visiting lecturer and author.

He has been an extraordinary mentor to many Cape Bretoners and Canadians from coast to coast to coast, helping them establish their own careers and make a mark across our country.
Under his direction, Cape Breton University has achieved many significant milestones including launching a new strategic plan, new academic plan, an updated and inclusive executive committee, a new CBU Brand, unprecedented enrolment growth, and a revitalized campus, with plans for future growth and development.