Office of the President

The University of Prince Edward Island’s President and Vice-Chancellor is the chief executive officer, responsible to the Board of Governors and to the Senate to lead UPEI’s academic mission and administrative operations. The President works with the senior executive team to provide leadership to the University. 

The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors announced the appointment of Dr. Wendy Rodgers as UPEI’s seventh President and Vice-Chancellor on May 6, 2024, marking the end of a 12-month presidential search process. We are excited to welcome a visionary leader who shares our enthusiasm for this extraordinary post-secondary institution. Dr. Rodgers began her five-year term on June 1, 2024.

“The University of Prince Edward Island is an amazing institution of higher learning with a vibrant and resilient community of students, staff, and faculty. I am honoured to serve as UPEI’s seventh president at this important time of cultural change and thank the Board of Governors for placing their confidence in me. I look forward to ushering the University forward as we address challenges and seize strategic opportunities so that we can continue making a difference in the province, region, country, and beyond. I am excited to move to PEI; live and work in Epekwitk, the territory of the Mi’kmaq; and be a part of UPEI’s future.” 
- Dr. Wendy Rodgers, President and Vice-Chancellor