Dr. Mark Evered
Dr. Mark Evered began his term as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) on July 1, 2009. He came to UFV from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC, where he served as provost and vice-president academic. Prior to his move to TRU (then University College of the Cariboo) in 2004, Dr. Evered held the position of associate vice president academic at the University of Saskatchewan, where he was also appointed that university’s first vice-provost.
Dr. Evered holds a BSc in biology from McMaster University and a PhD in physiology from the University of Western Ontario. Over the course of his 30-year career, he has held research and academic appointments at Cambridge University, the University of Western Ontario, the Howard Florey Research Institute in Melbourne, and the University of Saskatchewan. He has taught undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of science and health disciplines, supervised M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis projects, and received a number of teaching awards, including the University of Saskatchewan Master Teacher award. Dr. Evered has also held a variety of academic administrative appointments and served on many university committees and governance bodies. Throughout his career, he has maintained an active research program, presenting his work nationally and internationally, and publishing broadly.