Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal


Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)


Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

Benoit-Antoine Bacon, provost and vice-principal (academic), is the university's chief?academic, budget and operating officer. In these roles, Dr. Bacon is responsible for the development of the university’s budget as well as?oversight of academic program development and review under the Queen’s University Quality Assurance Processes. He also works with his fellow vice-principals and senior leadership team to ensure that operational planning is fully integrated across the university, aligns with the university’s strategic vision, and is supported by an appropriate allocation of resources.

The Office of the Provost welcomes your questions and feedback at [email protected]

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