John was appointed Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Saskatchewan, a Master of Music from the University of Alberta, and the first PhD awarded by Western's Faculty of Music, in Systematic Musicology.
Linda is currently serving her second five-year term as Vice-Provost. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Windsor, and attended graduate school Western, where she received her MA in Psychology (1989), followed by her PhD (1994) in the area of Psychological Measurement.
Karen is responsible for advising the Provost, and working with the Deans, to consolidate the University's academic planning. She also develops and implements operational policy to support Western’s academic planning, she is responsible for the negotiation and implementation of agreements with unionized and non-unionized academic staff and she works with the Faculties in their efforts to attract outstanding faculty to Western.
Julie is Western's first Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President (International), presently serving a five-year term beginning June 1, 2012. Prior to her appointment, Julie served an 18-month secondment as Special Advisor to the Provost on Internationalization, and had previously served as Acting Dean of Western's Faculty of Social Science.
Jana joined Western in June 2015, arriving from McGill University where she held a similar role as Executive Director (Services for Students) since 2007. Prior to joining McGill, Jana held several student-focused leadership positions at Canadian universities including Guelph, Toronto, and most recently at St. Francis Xavier where she was Vice-President (Student Services) from 2004 to 2007. Jana holds undergraduate degrees in psychology, women’s studies, physical & health education from Guelph and Toronto, a Master of Education in counseling psychology from Toronto, and has undertaken doctoral level work in applied psychology at Toronto.
Ruban oversees a broad portfolio that includes a wide-range of institutional planning activities, including capital and operating budgeting, as well as information technology services.
Glen was appointed to his current role in March 2014. After earning his BA and MBA from Western, Glen received his CMA designation and worked in the private sector for 15 years prior to joining the University in 2000 as Director of Student Financial Services. Since then, he has led and contributed to a wide range of initiatives within the Office of the Registrar.