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Office of the Provost + VP Academic

Dr. Janet Morrison assumed the role of Provost and Vice President, Academic at Sheridan on November 28, 2016.

Prior to her appointment at Sheridan, Janet spent 17 years at York University working in various roles focused on learning, discovery and engagement, most recently, serving as Vice-Provost, Students. Before joining York, she held leadership positions in student affairs at the University of Guelph, Bowling Green State University, Medical College of Ohio and George Brown College. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history and education. Janet has taught at several institutions as both a teaching assistant and/or a member of the part-time faculty.

Having worked in the post-secondary sector for over twenty-five years, Janet remains passionate about student success and community engagement. She served as a staff representative on York’s Board of Governors and in 2010 was awarded York University’s President’s Leadership Award. An active volunteer, Janet is the former Chair of the Board of Trustees at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and has previously chaired the Board of Directors for the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto.

Janet and her partner have two great kids; the whole family is proud to wear double blue and cheer on our Bruins!

If you’d like to reach Janet, please contact her via e-mail at or by telephone at 905.815.4061.

You can also check out her blog Janet’s Canvas at

Academic Plan 2017-2022