Dean of Media, Art and Performance Search

Update 2

October 3, 2022


Dear Members of the Campus Community,

The Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of Media, Art and Performance search has completed the position description/appointment details, and we have posted the advertisement live on our University of Regina Careers Website.  This position is being posted and circulated nationally and internationally through various recruitment venues.  If you have the names and contact information of possible candidates, please send this information to Angela Leader ( and we will reach out to those individuals directly.

The Search Advisory Committee will meet to review applications in January, with further updates to follow.  Please refer to this search webpage for all updates.


david Gregory

Interim Provost & Vice-President (Academic)


Update 1

September 13, 2022


Dear Members of the Campus Community:
As a follow-up to my last communication on January 17, 2022, I would like to
inform you that we are commencing the search for a full-time Dean in the
Faculty of Media, Art and Performance; in accordance with the University policy on     
out-of-scope academic administrative appointments, which is available
In consultation with the MAP Faculty, the composition of the Search Advisory
Committee (SAC) will be as follows:
  • Academic staff members:
    • Ruth Chambers (Visual Arts)
    • Brent Ghiglione (Music)
    • Shannon Holmes (Theatre)
    • Charity Marsh (Interdisciplinary Programs)
    • Mike Rollo (Film)
  • Graduate student: Tunde Onikoyi
  • Undergraduate student: Émily Beaupré-Walsh
  • OOS member: Cheryl Whyte
  • CUPE member: Elizabeth Dow
  • APT member: Frank Hanta
  • Dean's Council member: Shannon Dea
I will fulfill the role of Chair, and the Committee will also be supported in its work by Leaders International
Executive Search, Angela Leader in the Provost's office and Nancy Kazeil of Human Resources.
Tentative Search Timeline (subject to change):
  • July 1: SAC in place;
  • September 15: First meeting of the SAC held;
  • By October 7: Advertising under way (provincial, national and international);
  • By January 27: SAC establishes a short list of candidates;
  • Weeks of February 6 & 13: Interviews and campus visits (COVID permitting);
  • By March 31: SAC makes a recommendation regarding preferred candidate to the Provost; Provost makes recommendation to President; negotiations with preferred candidate commence;
  • By April 1: Announcement of the new Dean.
Updates will also be communicated on this webpage.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Angela Leader in my office at We look forward to working with you on the exciting task of recruiting the next Dean of Media, Art and Performance at the University of Regina.
david Gregory
Interim Provost and Vice-President (Academic)