As Trinity Western University’s fifth president and vice chancellor, Mark Husbands is wholeheartedly committed to advancing the mission of a university where people love Christ, love the gospel, and—through Christ-like service—seek to use their gifts to transform the world.

Dr. Husbands came to Trinity Western University in 2019 with an established record of successful academic and institutional leadership, scholarship, and significant experience as a Reformed theologian. Motivated to help students connect their faith and learning to the deepest needs and challenges of the world, Dr. Husbands has enriched the lives of many students throughout his over 25 years of teaching and academic leadership.

As President, Dr. Husbands is leading Trinity Western University to advance the development of Christian higher education throughout the globe.

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Vision Meetings

In 2020, President Husbands engaged a broad range of University and community stakeholders in a shared process to envision a preferred future for graduates and the societies that they will impact. The result is a new vision statement to complement TWU’s mission: "Every graduate is equipped to think truthfully, act justly, and live faithfully for the good of the world and the glory of God."

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Listening Tour

President Husbands embarked on a campus-wide Listening Tour in Fall 2021. After meeting with student leaders in August, he began to meet with TWU’s schools and faculties, Richmond campus, the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa, and TWU GLOBAL. This community listening process is ongoing.

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Strategic Planning

In January 2022, President Husbands has launched a University-wide strategic planning process. Trinity Western has an extraordinary mission and a new vision. As a university community, we embrace the opportunity to build a plan that will help us to accomplish all that our vision calls us to be, and to serve students for generations to come.