Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
StFX Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Dr. Andy Hakin

StFX President








Dr. Amanda Cockshutt

Academic Vice President & Provost 

Dr. Amanda Cockshutt is the Academic Vice President & Provost at StFX.  In this role, Amanda is the chief academic officer of the University and the principal advisor to the President on all academic affairs. She provides leadership and oversight to the four academic faculties, Registrar’s Office, Library, Recruitment & Admissions, Research & Graduate Studies, Service Learning and Continuing Education.


Mr. Andrew Beckett

Vice President Finance and Administration

Mr. Beckett is the chief financial officer of the University and provides leadership and oversight to University Departments responsible for Finance, Facilities Management, Ancillary Services, Athletics & Recreation, Information Technology and Human Resources.


Phone: 902-867-2212


Elizabeth Yeo

Vice President Students

Ms. Yeo is the head of student services for the University and provides leadership in the areas of student life, residence life, student health and wellness, diversity engagement, chaplaincy, career and employment services, student conduct and community restorative practices.


Phone: 902-867-3934


Mr. Murray Kyte

Vice President Advancement

Mr. Kyte provides leadership and oversight to University Departments responsible for Development, Communications and Alumni Relations.


Phone: 902-867-2359



Academic Leadership

  • Dean of Arts, Dr. Karen Brebner
  • Dean of Science, Dr. Joe Apaloo
  • Interim Dean of Business, Dr. Bobbi Morrison
  • Dean of Education, Dr. Lace Marie Brogden
  • Associate Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Richard Isnor
  • University Registrar and Director of Enrollment Planning, Ms. Tara Buksaitis
  • University Librarian, Sandy Iverson


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