McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Dr. Janet Welch as Associate Vice President, Academic at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). In her new role, Janet will build on SAIT’s commitment to ensure programs continue to be of high quality, meet the diverse needs of learners and industries, and are aligned with SAIT’s vision of being a global leader in applied education.

For nearly 30 years, Janet has focused her career on student success in a postsecondary environment that aligns with industrie’s current and emerging needs. Most recently she served as Vice President, Academic and Student Services at Yukon University.┬áHaving previously worked at Lethbridge College and the University of Alberta, Janet has the experience and passion needed to ensure students at SAIT thrive.

SAIT is a polytechnic institute in Calgary, Alberta and is a global leader in applied education. Through its eight academic schools, SAIT offers 100+ career programs and 650+ continuing education courses and corporate training courses annually.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia, Senior Search Consultant Brittany Stansfield, and Research Associate Alina Ivanets.