Search for Dean, Schulich School of Engineering

The University of Calgary has commenced the search for a new Dean, Schulich School of Engineering. This process is outlined in the University of Calgary Procedure for the Appointment and Reappointment of Deans.

The advisory selection committee is in the process of being struck and the committee members will be listed further down on this page. For information on the composition of the advisory search committee please see Procedure for the Appointment and Reappointment of Deans Appendix 1.



Dean, Schulich School of Engineering

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean leads the strategic direction and is the key advocate for the faculty.  As the chief executive officer, this visionary leader is also responsible for faculty and academic professional staff development, budget oversight and planning, fund development, facilities and research, while fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty and staff.

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Provide feedback

Provide confidential feedback for the search for the Dean, Schulich School of Engineering. All feedback will be taken into consideration by the advisory committee and search consultant. 

  1. Chair

    Penny Werthner

  2. VP (Research) Designate

    Stephen Larter

  3. Tenured Academic Staff

    Gopal Achari

  4. Tenured Academic Staff

    Naser El-Sheimy

  5. Tenured Academic Staff

    Ron Hugo

  6. Tenured Academic Staff

    Josie Hill

  7. TUCFA Representative

    Francine Smith

  8. Decanal Representative

    Renate Weller

  9. MaPS Representative

    Jenny Cruickshank

  10. AUPE Representative

    Cindy Lee

  11. SU Representative

    Fardeen Islam

  12. GSA Representative

    James Steele

  13. GFC Representative

    Jerrod Smith

  14. GFC Representative

    Brent Edwards

  15. Community Representative

    Cheryl Sandercock

Search Consultant

We seek your advice as we search for a new Dean, Schulich School of Engineering. All responses will be kept confidential. 

Boyden is the firm supporting the search. Please contact their consultants directly with your questions, applications or nominations.

Brent Cameron
Managing Partner

Sarah Loewen
Senior Associate