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Dale Lackeyram appointed as Director for the Centre for Teaching and Learning

Queen’s University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Lackeyram as Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), effective Oct. 1, 2022.

Dr. Lackeyram is currently the Associate Director, Office of Teaching and Learning at Guelph University – a position he has held since 2019. Dr. Lackeyram has extensive experience in working to enhance the student learning environment, addressing student transition and retention issues, curriculum design and assessment, and inclusive design principles.

In addition to numerous publications and classroom hours dedicated to enhancing student teaching and learning, Dr. Lackeyram has also dedicated his time to supporting student engagement and success, such as advocating for campus spaces for racialized students, developing a Student Athlete Mentorship program, and implementing student success early-warning initiatives.

In his role as director, Dr. Lackeyram will work with the CTL team and the Office of the Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) to support the academic priorities of the university and guide the implementation of initiatives and services that promote teaching excellence, pedagogical innovation, inclusive curriculum, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Lackeyram will also collaborate to support and enrich Decolonizing, Indigenizing and Universal Design initiatives across the institution. 

Prior to his role as Associate Director, Office of Teaching and Learning, Dr. Lackeyram served as Associate Director, Educational Development, Open Learning and Educational Support, University of Guelph, Learning and Curriculum Specialist, Ontario Veterinary College, and Science Learning Specialist, Library Learning Commons.

Dr. Lackeyram holds a PhD in Nutrition and Intestinal Physiology (Intestinal Enzyme Regulation), Master of Science (Department of Animal Bio-Sciences), and Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Genetics) from the University of Guelph.

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Teri Shearer and Associate Vice-Principal (Teaching and Learning) Klodiana Kolomitro offer their most sincere thanks to Andy Leger for his work as Interim Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning over the past year, and extend their gratitude to the search committee members for their guidance.