Provost appoints associate vice-principal, international
By Communications Staff,
Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), has announced the appointment of Kathy O’Brien as associate vice-principal, international, effective June 1.
Ms. O’Brien came to Queen’s in 2003 and for the past six years has served as executive director of the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic). Over the past six months she assumed the additional responsibility of leading the international portfolio on an interim basis.
“Kathy has done a great job in an interim capacity while continuing as executive director in the Provost’s Office and I am delighted that she has accepted this appointment,” says Provost Harrison. “An important part of her role over the coming months will be wide consultation with the Queen’s community as she refines goals and benchmarks in all areas of our international strategy.”
Ms. O’Brien arrived at Queen’s in 2003 as a major gift officer, working in the Faculty of Arts and Science. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French from Carleton University and a Master of Public Administration (Management) from Dalhousie University.
Advancing Queen’s profile internationally is a key driver in the university’s strategic framework.