Interim Vice-President, Academic

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Margaret Heldman currently serves as the Interim Vice-President, Academic, effective May 25th, 2020.  Margaret is well-known to our College community for her many years of service at Langara in a number of leadership positions, including as the Associate Vice-President, Academic and previously as Dean, Faculty of Science.  Margaret’s contributions to the College are numerous and most recently she was the institutional leader for Academic Quality Assurance responsible for all college-wide operations that contribute to program excellence and the institutional leader for Applied Research and Innovation.  Under her leadership, Langara secured research funds from various funding agencies, totalling approximately $900k.  Over the years, Margaret has participated and led many initiatives to improve student experience including her integral role in the approval and implementation of the College’s new BSc Bioinformatics, which launches in fall 2020.  Margaret is known for her collaborative and consultative leadership style, her ability to build relationships, and of course her good sense of humour.