Welcome to the Office of the Provost
The University of Waterloo is one of the most exciting academic institutions in the world. As vice-president, academic and provost, I am honoured to be part of this team.
I work closely with the President and Vice-Chancellor to deliver academic and administrative excellence across the entire institution, in large part by leading and supporting our excellent team of deans, faculty members, and staff. I serve as chief academic and budget officer, and carry responsibility for day-to-day operation of the university.
In everything we do, our office is committed to the principles of communication, teamwork, and providing excellent service to our colleagues on and off campus.
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James W.E. Rush
Vice-President Academic & Provost
- Mar. 17, 2021
This message was originally sent to Executive Council by vice-president, academic and provost James W. E. Rush.
It has been a long and difficult 12 months dealing with the challenges presented by the pandemic. In retrospect, it has also been a truly inspiring time considering all that we have accomplished, and I am grateful for the work that you have all done over the past year to help support our students, staff, and faculty to manage, progress and thrive during the pandemic.
- July 27, 2020
- A recent Federal Court of Appeal decision has implications for copyright on campus
- The University will continue to focus on copyright and Fair Dealing awareness
- Copyright resources and supports are available to you
- Visit the Copyright Advisory Committee website for more information
- Apr. 2, 2020
These are unprecedented times and I know the University is asking a lot of you as instructors to make the shift to distance teaching in a very short amount of time. I’m grateful for your extraordinary efforts to complete the winter term in such difficult circumstances.