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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
May 31, 2016

Canadian Excellence

The Office of the Associate Vice-President: Teaching and Learning

Post-secondary education is in a moment of transformation. Pressures from many angles are forcing administrators, faculty, staff and parents to rethink, re-evaluate, and re-imagine the important work of teaching and learning at universities. How do we value and retain the best of our traditions for students while adapting to demographic, technological, and cultural changes? Wilfrid Laurier University is tackling those issues head on, and I believe that the Office of the Associate Vice President of Teaching and Learning (AVP:T&L) has a significant role to play in these discussions. The AVP:T&L provides senior leadership and support to Laurier's vision of excellence through program development, teaching and learning, and student development.

The main areas of responsibility are:

  • Centre for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (CTIE)
  • Centre for Student Success (CSS)
  • Academic Integrity
  • Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP)
  • Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship†

I invite you to browse our website to learn more about us and return again as we develop new plans. This office will take the lead in focusing and highlighting a commitment to integrated and engaged learning; this sets Laurier apart from other Canadian universities. Please contact us if you have any questions or ideas for furthering our important work.†


Kathryn Carter, Ph.D.†
Associate Vice-President: Teaching and Learning (Acting)

Wilfrid Laurier University†sits on traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples†

Dr. Kathryn Carter
AVP: Teaching and Learning (Acting) Inspiring Lives of Leadership and Purpose



Laurier to recognize teaching assistants with awards of excellence
(News Release - May 26)
Michael Ackerman partners with THEMUSEUM to feature work from intergenerational pilot project
(Headline - May 06)
Laurier announces recipients of 2016 teaching excellence awards
(News Release - May 02)
Teaching excellence: for Eileen Wood, itís about having fun
(News - Apr 04)
Laurier faculty play games to hone teaching excellence
(News - Apr 01)
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