Welcome to the Office of the Vice-President, Academic

The Vice-President, Academic and Provost serves as the senior academic officer for Simon Fraser University.

Primary objectives of the Vice-President, Academic and Provost are to resource and support an outstanding education for SFU students and to provide a productive research environment for faculty by:
  • Attracting and supporting the best students;
  • Recruiting and retaining faculty who are outstanding teachers and researchers;
  • Supporting excellence and innovation in academic programs;
  • Promoting excellence in research, scholarship and teaching;
  • Responding to community needs for education and research.

The Vice-President, Academic and Provost provides vision and leadership for the academic activities of SFU’s:
  • three campuses
  • six faculties
  • Continuing Studies
  • Graduate Studies
  • Student Services
The current Vice-President, Academic and Provost is Dr. Jon Driver.


The Office of the Vice-President, Academic is room 3100 of Strand Hall

Mailing Address:

Office of the Vice-President, Academic
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Phone: 778.782.3925

Fax: 778.782.5876

E-mail: vpacad@sfu.ca


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