Susan Lewis, Vice-Provost (Academic Programs)

Susan LewisSusan Lewis was appointed to the role of Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) for a five-year term beginning September 2022.

Susan is an accomplished scholar and academic leader with a strong commitment to advancing the principles of EDI and truth and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, a successful track record for expanding experiential learning opportunities for students, and an enthusiasm for helping us pursue the priorities of our new strategic plan.

Prior to joining Western, Susan was Acting Vice-President & Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic Planning at the University of Victoria where she has also served as a faculty member in the School of Music since 2001. Leading up to her current executive roles, Susan has held increasingly senior positions including Director of the School of Music and Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts.

The portfolio of the Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) includes Western Continuing Studies and the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Programs and services within the portfolio focus on students and help to fulfill Western's commitment to providing students with an exemplary academic experience.