Office of the Dean

At NSCAD University, the Dean is responsible for the academic leadership, development and supervision of academic programmes. Working collaboratively and in close consultation with the Provost & Vice-President, Academic Affairs and Research, the Dean provides leadership of the university’s academic programmes, supports its educational goals and assists in the achievement of the goals and objectives of the University’s Academic, Research, and Strategic Plans.

Dean’s Welcome

NSCAD University is a great place to study and create. To those of you returning to NSCAD, welcome back.  To those of you considering NSCAD for undergraduate, graduate, or extended studies, we have a wide variety of courses, programmes and degrees to offer. It is my great privilege to invite you to become part of NSCAD’s community. I encourage you to be actively involved in a world enlivened by the pursuit of arts and culture.

Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff


For Faculty

New Faculty Information Booklet (Fall 2014 - Summer 2015)

Information for Chairs Directors (July 1, 2014)

Link to Human Resources forms

Teaching and Learning

What is a Teaching Dossier?

RPT Teaching Dossier Guide Template

Teaching & Learning at NSCAD

Link to Campus Guide Courses

Faculty Peer-To-Peer Mentoring Program

Teaching and Grading Tips

Effective Meetings

Meetings: Planning Tips

Strategic Planning

Mission Statements for your area: How to write them

SWOT Analysis, information

SWOT Analysis, template


Link to Office Request Form


Professional Development Workshops Summer 2011 - through Summer 2012

Office of Academic Affairs and Research

General Contact Information

(902) 494-8125