Award recipients Drs. Denise Cloutier and Brent Mainprize with Valerie Kuehne and Laurene Sheilds

Celebrating engaged scholarship

The Provost's Engaged Scholar is awarded to tenured faculty members who have achieved great distinction as community-engaged scholars. Congratulations to our 2019 recipients Drs. Denise Cloutier and Brent Mainprize.

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Supporting faculty members and librarians

You'll find a variety of resources on our website for many of the key areas that you may deal with as a faculty member or librarian at the University of Victoria.

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About VPAC

Our office is responsible for setting the strategic direction and academic priorities of the university and leading UVic's integrated planning process.

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Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost 

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The Office is committed to fostering an environment of academic excellence and innovation. We foster a welcoming and diverse learning, teaching and working environment by championing equity and diversity across campus.  As primary contact for faculty and librarian relations the Office supports rewarding career development for faculty, librarians and academic leaders. The Office ensures that all programs are of the highest quality and fosters outstanding student experience by supporting the integration of teaching, learning and civic engagement across the disciplines. 

Please contact the appropriate unit below with any further questions you may have.

Core Unit

The Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost (VPAC) is responsible for setting the academic priorities of the university and leading UVic's integrated planning process.

Academic Planning and Programs Unit

Academic planning and Programs unit works to ensure the quality of current and future academic programs. The unit is also responsible for the enhanced planning tools initiative.

Faculty Relations and Academic Administration Unit

Faculty and librarian relations are delivered through the coordinated efforts of the VPAC office and academic administrators.

Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs (STUA) at the University of Victoria is committed to developing a vibrant and engaging learning community that support both the academic and individual success of our students. Learn more about the Division.