Dr. Susan Trenholm is bringing both a wealth of experience and a strong desire to learn to her new role as Dean of Professional Studies and Graduate Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University.
According to Trenholm, she is now focused on getting out and talking to people. She listens and tries to understand what is important to her colleagues. “I see my role very much as a problem solver and facilitator for getting things done and it’s really good to talk to people and find out how this role can support them to do their best work,” she says.
Susan earned her degree in Bachelor of Public Relations (‘88) at MSVU. She says the choice to accept her new position at the university was an easy one, primarily driven by her connection with the institution’s foundational principles plus her experience as a student.
She spent 20 years working in government positions and the private sector. Her experience includes advising the Ontario, Nova Scotia and federal governments and leading philanthropic and partnership investments for Pfizer Canada. She joins MSVU from King’s College London (UK) where she served as Director of the Public Policy and Management program, as Chair of the Postgraduate Education Committee, and as an elected member of the Academic Board (Senate) and College Council (Board of Governors).
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