Special Adviser to the President
On April 1, 2021, Dru Marshall moved to the role of Special Adviser to the President. As UCalgary’s former Provost and Vice-President (Academic) from 2011-2021, Dru served a dual role as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Academic Officer. UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, Mental Health Strategy, Global Engagement Plan and focus on EDI are hallmarks of her tenure at UCalgary. Named one of Canada’s most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity and as a WXN TOP 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, she holds a BPE with distinction from the University of Manitoba, and an MSc and PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Alberta.