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Dr. Marilyn Herie

Co-Chair, PhD RSW, Vice President, Academic and Chief Learning Officer

With over two decades as a leading educator and professional trainer, Marilyn brings a passionate focus to inspiring transformational, experiential, inclusive, and student-centred leadership and learning. As Centennial’s Vice President Academic and Chief Learning Officer, she has championed student success through teaching and learning excellence, academic quality, and reflective leadership practice. She has an academic cross-appointment with the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She has published widely on evidence-based practice approaches, including motivation and positive behaviour change, and am an in-demand mentor, speaker and keynote presenter. Through her 20+ years of academic teaching and administration, she has mobilized positive leadership and outstanding results and accomplishments across teams and departments and identified keen insights into the essential strategies that lead to institutional success. Marilyn leads with her values: inclusion, compassion, integrity and joy.