The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources (APHR) has begun a staged return to in-person office activities to support Waterloo employees during the return to campus. For specific hours or support, please contact each unit directly.

Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources

The Associate Provost, Human Resources is responsible for the effective direction and leadership of employee services at the University of Waterloo, including:


Other key areas of involvement by the office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources are located under programs and initiatives, and include:


  1. Mar. 4, 2022Employee appreciation day - March 4

    A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources.

  2. July 8, 2021Staff Announcement – Melanie Will, Director, Organizational and Human Development

    A message from Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources (APHR)

    I am pleased to announce that Melanie Will, M.Ed., CPF, will be joining the University on July 12, 2021 in the role of Director, Organizational and Human Development (OHD), leading the learning and development team.  Melanie will be responsible for the strategic vision of OHD and will direct the implementation of employee development strategies and programs to support the University community

  3. Apr. 19, 2021New Community of Practice launched!

    The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources is excited to announce the successful launch of a University wide Continuous Improvement (CI) and Change Management (CM) Community of Practice. To further develop institutional CI/CM expertise, the CoP aims to provide a supportive space for those seeking to learn more about CI and CM or, those who are already working on similar initiatives.   

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