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Paul Mazerolle, President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Mazerolle was reappointed UNB president and vice-chancellor in 2023. He is both a UNB alumnus and proudly from New Brunswick. Globally respected in his field, he brings considerable strategic planning and growth-oriented experience to UNB as its 19th president.

About Paul Mazerolle

Petra Hauf, Provost and Vice-President Academic

Dr. Petra Hauf is the inaugural provost & vice-president academic at UNB. In her new role she serves as the chief academic officer and delivers the academic mission at the university’s two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and the Moncton site.

About Petra Hauf

Michel Rod, Vice-Provost Strategic Enrolment

Dr. Michel Rod is the inaugural vice-provost strategic enrolment at UNB. In his new role he oversees UNB’s domestic and international student recruitment, domestic and international partnerships, the registrars’ offices and the Office of Institutional Analysis.

About Michel Rod

David MaGee, Vice-President Research

Dr. David MaGee is the vice-president research at UNB. In his role, he provides leadership and vision in shaping UNB's strategic research direction and agenda, overseeing research-related policies and programs, and developing a higher profile for the full spectrum of research and scholarly activities in all UNB's academic units. Dr. MaGee started his second term as VPR on July 1, 2023.

About David MaGee

Sarah DeVarenne, University Secretary

Sarah DeVarenne has served as UNB’s University Secretary since 2010 and is a proud graduate of UNB. She has administrative oversight for the university’s governance processes and is frequently called on to provide advice on policy and procedure, search processes and matters of protocol.

About Sarah DeVarenne

Melissa Dawe, Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Melissa supports the President's overall leadership of the university. This role is both internally and externally focused and works with senior leaders to provide advice and guidance in the development of a range of strategies that affect the overall performance of the university.

About Melissa Dawe

Vice-Provosts and President's Executive Team

We're working on providing more insights into our leadership team. Watch this space for details.