Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal


Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)


Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Provost's Advisory Committee on Teaching and Learning

I. Terms of Reference

To assist with the implementation of the recommendations contained in the Teaching and Learning Action Plan (PDF 600 KB) such as:

  • Provide direction to the teaching and learning unit (Recommendation 2).
  • Make recommendations on educational technology in consultation with appropriate groups in Queen’s Information Technology governance structures.
  • Oversee the creation of university-level learning outcomes (as set out in Recommendation 14).
  • Develop a teaching enhancement program.
  • Advise on the direction of the learning analytics program (Recommendation 4), along with director of OIRP and ad hoc members.
  • Ensure alignment between teaching and learning services and faculties’ priorities.
  • To formulate and recommend to the provost and vice-principal (academic) institutional policy and priorities on teaching and learning.
  • To advise the vice-provost (teaching and learning) on all matters regarding teaching and learning.
  • To ensure appropriate communication and collaboration among faculties and shared services with regard to matters of teaching and learning.
  • To ensure that student perspectives are included in developing supports for faculty and graduate student teaching assistants and fellows to improve the overall student learning experience at Queen’s.

Some of these activities may require the formation of a subcommittee with appropriate members to take on specific tasks, such as eLearning coordination, strategic redevelopment program, assessment, etc.

II. Committee Membership

Name Title
J. Ambraska SGPS Representative
D. Bath AMS Representative
A. Chakrabarti Faculty at Large
J. Doyle  IT Services Representative
S. Fostaty Young Interim Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning
J. Hill Director of Indigenous Initiatives
B. Lotan Sexual Violence prevention and Response Co-ordinator
J. Magee Institutional Research and Planning Representative
S. Simpson Equity Office Representative
A. Tierney Student Affairs Representative
M. Vandenburg Library Representative

Chair: J. Pierce, Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning)
Secretary: P. Watkin, Associate Director, Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)