Combined Provost, Deans and Management Group

I. Terms of Reference

The Combined Provost, Deans and Management Group, chaired by the Provost, meets monthly to deliberate on a broad range of issues and policies that affect the administrative and academic operations of the university. Items submitted for discussion or information often relate to fiscal planning, labour relations and student affairs.

II. Function and Authority of Committee

The Combined Provost, Deans and Management Group is a non-decision-making body. Items are brought to the group for discussion or information.

III. Consideration of Agenda Items

Agenda items are due four days prior to each meeting. Items are added to the agenda on a priority basis.

IV. Meetings

  • 90-minute meetings are scheduled on a monthly basis. Please contact the committee secretary to confirm upcoming meeting dates.
  • Members of the Provost and Deans Group should make every effort to attend group meetings but may, in extenuating circumstances, assign an approved designate to attend on their behalf should the need arise. 
  • Faculty members and administrative staff shall be invited by the Office of the Provost to attend meetings as necessary.

V. Committee Composition



T. Baldwin                  

Director, Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

G. Bavington

Special Advisor to the Provost (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), and Executive Director of Queen's Innovation Connector

A. Boutilier

Interim Director, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre

W. Costen

Dean, Smith School of Business

B. Crow 

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science

S. den Otter

Associate Vice-Principal (International)

K. Deluzio

Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

J. Doyle 

CIO and Associate Vice-Principal (ITS)

T. Shearer

Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill)

Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation)

J. Griffiths-Baker

Vice-Provost and Executive Director, Bader College

R. Luce-Kapler

Dean, Faculty of Education

D. McKeown

Associate Vice-Principal (Faculty Relations)

J. Pierce

Interim Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning)

F. Quadir

Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies

R. Reznick

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

N. Mosey

Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion)

S. Simpson 

Associate Vice-Principal (Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion)

A. Tierney

Vice-Provost and Dean, Student Affairs

M. Asberg

Vice-Provost and University Librarian

M. Walters 

Dean, Faculty of Law 

H. Woermke

Associate Vice-Principal (Finance)

Chair: Teri Shearer, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) 
Secretary: Lori Stewart, Executive Director, Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)