The University is governed by a Board of Governors and a Senate, instituted under the terms of the University Act. 


  • Hon. Catherine Callbeck, Chancellor

President and Vice-Chancellor:

  • Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor


  • Dr. Robert Gilmour, Vice President Academic and Research
  • Ms. Jackie Podger, Vice President Administration and Finance


  • Dr. Nebojsa Kujundzic, Faculty of Arts 
  • Dr. Jurgen Krause, Faculty of Business 
  • Dr. Ron MacDonald, Faculty of Education 
  • Dr. Gulrose Jiwani, Faculty of Nursing
  • Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass, Faculty of Science (interim)
  • Dr. Greg Keefe, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Prince Edward Island is divided into eight faculties: Arts, Business, Science, Education, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Sustainable Design Engineering, and Graduate Studies; and one School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences. 

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