We were pleased to welcome our new Dean on August 15 as he took the reins from retiring Dean Norma MacIntosh, who had led the Faculty since 2006.
Here’s some background on our new Dean, who has been a leader in education for his entire career.
Dr. Webber is a respected teacher, a distinguished senior administrator and an internationally published researcher. He was Dean of Human, Social and Educational Development at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops from 2010-2013. His most recent book explores the area of student assessment. He has written, edited and contributed to dozens of books, book chapters, journal articles and editorials.
Dr. Webber is a leading expert in educational administration and frequently presents at universities, professional organizations and conferences around the world.
Prior to joining Thompson Rivers University in 2010, Dr. Webber held a full professorship at the University of Calgary, where he also served as Associate Dean, Graduate Division of Educational Research, from 1999-2007.
During his early career, Charles Webber taught in Medicine Hat and Lacombe, and served as a school principal in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, from 1985-90.
Charles Webber is originally from the Calgary area and is delighted to be in the same city as his family and friends.