Vice President Academic & Provost

The Vice-President Academic & Provost provides the senior academic leadership for Cape Breton University faculty and staff, including the development and delivery of innovative academic programming, strategic planning and enrolment management. Reporting to the President, the Vice-President ensures the highest quality educational experience is available for students by working with the Deans who are the administrators in promoting the highest standards of excellence in teaching and research. In addition, this key position serves as the Chief Academic Representative to government, external agencies, consortia and partnerships providing the academic voice of Cape Breton University. The Vice-President Academic & Provost serves as a member of the University’s Board of Governors and currently holds the position of Secretary of the Board.

Richard MacKinnon
Vice-President, Academic (Provost) / Professor, Folklore

Office: CE330

Phone: 902.563.1980