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Tim Loreman, PhD., President and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Tim Loreman is Concordia University of Edmonton’s 8th president as of January 1st, 2017. Dr. Loreman was previously the Vice-President Academic and Provost at Concordia University of Edmonton. He is also a professor in the Faculty of Education and was previously a classroom teacher. His active research interests include inclusive education and pedagogy, having published widely in the area. He has held visiting professorships at the Hong Kong Institute for Education, the University of Bologna, and Queens University Belfast. He has been involved in a number of major Canadian and international research grants along with large international studies on inclusive education. Dr. Loreman was founding editor of the International Journal of Whole Schooling and more recently Exceptionality Education International.

Maureen Stratton, PhD., Vice-President Academic and Provost (Acting)

Maureen Stratton holds a PhD in Elementary Education from the University of Alberta. Her doctoral work was in the area of early childhood education and teacher education. Dr. Stratton was a primary level teacher and an elementary school principal in Alberta for over twenty years. She is currently on faculty at Concordia University of Edmonton as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education. She was appointed Dean of Education at Concordia in 2012 and is currently Acting Vice-President Academic and Provost.

Richard Currie, MHSA, CPA-CGA, Vice-President Finance & Operations

Richard Currie has been Vice President, Finance and Operations since 2009. Highly experienced in both the advanced education and health care sectors, Richard acts as Chief Financial Officer and provides oversight to the operational departments of the university. He has a master of Health Services Administration from University of Alberta, holds a CPA designation, and is member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.

Manfred Zeuch, PhD., Vice-President Research & International

Dr. Manfred Zeuch is Vice President, International and Research at Concordia University of Edmonton. He holds a PhD from the University of Strasbourg, France, and has worked as a professor, in international relations and in research administration at a large university in South Brazil for many years. He started Concordia’s internationalization in early 2012, and combines the two portfolios, positioning Concordia on the international scene with a growing research capacity.


These are the members of the President’s Executive Council (PEC). The function of this team is to advise the President, through discussion, on all matters pertaining to the administration of the institution, and to serve as a consultative forum for its members. As a body, PEC has neither legislative, policy-making nor administrative authority. Its purpose is to provide advice for the allocation of resources and with administrative planning, research and development.