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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event: Sr. VP for Academic Affairs and Provost Community Open Forum

Candidate:  Dr. Andrew C. Comrie

Andrew Comrie currently serves as the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost (interim).  He is the chief academic officer of the University, overseeing all academic programs and units exclusive of the health sciences and medical enterprise.

Dr. Comrie came to the U of A in 1992 as a climatologist in the School of Geography and Development.  He currently holds a tenured appointment as professor in the School of Geography and Development.

Before becoming Provost, Dr. Comrie served as Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College.  In his role as dean, Dr. Comrie provided academic leadership for graduate education at the University, including stewardship of 15 Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs. He received a Ph.D. in Geography from The Pennsylvania State University and a M.Sc. in Environmental and Geographical Science from University of Cape Town.

Location: Student Union Memorial Center, Rincon Room