Associate Vice-President Faculty Relations and Academic Administration


Mary Anne Waldron, Q.C.

Phone: 250-721-7114
Fax: 250-721-7216
University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Administrative Services Building (ASB), A263
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2 Canada

Administrative and professional experience

To be confirmed.
  • Member, Deans' Council
  • Member, President's Advisory Council
  • Member, Integrated Planning
  • Member, Cross Institutional Efficiency Project Steering Committee
  • Member, Privacy Steering Committee
  • Member, Employment Equity Advisory Group
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Administration of the Framework Agreement (JCAA)

VPAC is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse group of exceptionally talented faculty and supporting them in ways that allow them to achieve their highest potential. In this position, reporting to the VP academic and provost, the AVP faculty relations and academic administration is responsible for all faculty relations matters at UVic including:

  • recruitment and retention issues
  • the negotiation, interpretation and administration of the faculty Framework Agreement
  • drafting new university policies and procedures and advice interpreting existing policies related to faculty

Working closely with the director, faculty renewal and academic leadership initiatives, and the adviser to the provost on equity and diversity, this portfolio includes support and training of academic administrators.

As a practicing lawyer, the AVP faculty relations and academic administration provides legal advice to deans, chairs, directors and senior administrators on matters related to faculty, students, and academic policies, procedures and regulations.