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Dr. Tim Loreman

President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor

Dip. Teaching, (Monash, Melbourne), Grad. Dip. Spec. Ed., (Deakin, Melbourne), MEd., (Deakin, Melbourne), PhD., (Monash, Melbourne).

Dr. Tim Loreman is President and Vice-Chancellor at Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) as well as a professor in the Faculty of Education. Prior to his tenure as CUE’s eighth President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Loreman served as Vice-President Academic and Provost.

Dr. Loreman has taught in a variety of classroom settings in Australia and Canada and before coming to Concordia in 2003, worked in the Faculty of Education at Monash University in Melbourne.

His active research interests include inclusive education and pedagogy, and he has worked, conducted research, and presented at major conferences throughout the world, including in Australia, Hong Kong, the United States, Britain, Ireland, Italy, France, Canada, Spain, Ukraine, Brazil, Bangladesh, India, and the Pacific Islands.

Portrait of Concordia University of Edmonton's eighth President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Tim Loreman

In 2010, Dr. Loreman was Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bologna in Italy and in 2013 was Visiting Research Professor at Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has held a number of major Canadian research grants and participated in large cross-institutional and cross-national projects aimed at reform of education systems in Ukraine and various Pacific Island nations in order to better support inclusive education. Dr. Loreman was founding editor of the International Journal of Whole Schooling and past co-editor of Exceptionality Education International. In 2015, Inclusion Alberta awarded him the ‘Community Inclusion Award’ and in 2016, he was presented with Concordia’s ‘President’s Research Award.’

When his office is available as a student study space, Dr. Loreman can be found around campus chatting with students, cheering loudly at Thunder games, and attending student events and performances. Under his leadership, CUE has grown into a place of spirit and discovery, offering students from around the world a personalized learning experience that prioritizes wellness, curiosity, and active citizenship.

View Dr. Loreman’s full curriculum vitae here.