St. Mary’s University is pleased to announce that Dr. Gerry Turcotte has been reappointed for a second five-year term as the university’s President and Vice-Chancellor. The reappointment follows a review by the Presidential Review Committee and the approval of the Board of Governors.
Dr. Turcotte’s accomplishments in pursuit of St. Mary’s goals since joining the university in 2011 have been tremendous. His leadership and bold and creative vision have taken St. Mary’s into a new era of growth and strategic expansion. He has a long and distinguished career as a leader in education, having held a number of academic and administrative roles in both Canada and Australia. He is an internationally recognized writer having authored over 200 publications including 16 books. Dr. Turcotte was awarded the Governor General’s Award for Canadian Studies in 2011 (ICCS) and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013.
St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in the liberal arts, sciences and education. Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our students are inspired to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief.