Dr. Carol D. Rodgers

KBRS is pleased to have assisted Ontario Tech University in the appointment of Dr. Carol D. Rodgers as Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, effective July 1, 2020.

Read an excerpt from Ontario Tech University’s official appointment announcement, published February 28, below.

Ontario Tech University announces the appointment of Carol D. Rodgers, PhD as Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, effective Wednesday, July 1.

Dr. Rodgers is a highly acclaimed academic leader and champion of research in the fields of human kinetics and kinesiology. She will join Ontario Tech from the faculty of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Kinesiology in Saskatoon. She served as Dean of the College from 2005 to 2016.

Through Dr. Rodgers’ leadership and her collaboration with a strong team of faculty, staff and students, the College of Kinesiology became highly recognized for its teaching and research achievements, and its commitment to the student experience and local community.

“Dr. Carol Rodgers’ breadth and depth of experience in academic administration makes her the ideal next leader for the Faculty of Health Sciences,” says Lori Livingston, PhD, Provost and Vice-President Academic. "She is a fervent supporter of faculty, staff, and especially student success. We look forward to her joining us on July 1. The university also extends sincere thanks to Dr. Bernadette Murphy for her service as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences since June 2019.”

Prior to arriving at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Rodgers was a faculty member at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan from 1988 to 1993, and the University of Toronto from 1993 to 2005.

She received her undergraduate degree in Physical Education from the University of New Brunswick, her master’s degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor, and her PhD in Exercise Biochemistry from Western University.