Olive Yonge serves currently as a Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) at University of Alberta. She earned a B.S. degree in nursing as well as an M.E. degree (counselling) and Ph.D. degree in the area of education from the University of Alberta. In addition, she has obtained the designation of registered psychologist. Her nationally funded program of research is in the area of how students learn about their profession through practice in the field setting. She has received numerous teaching awards within the Faculty of Nursing, Rutherford Undergraduate Teaching award and 3M Teaching Fellowship, and has deferred the Vargo Teaching award until she completes her term as Vice-Provost. She has chaired a number of task forces in the areas of graduate funding, graduate student experiences, integration of teaching and research, graduate student recruitment, and pandemic planning. She has held associate deanships in the faculties of Nursing and Graduate Studies and Research.
Biography Updated on 27 September 2011