Mount Royal University, Canada
James Zimmer is the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning, at Mount Royal University (MRU). Prior to his current appointment, Jim served as Dean of the Faculty of Teaching and Learning at MRU (2007-2015) and Director of the University Teaching-Learning Centre (1998-2007). In his current role, Jim oversees university-wide teaching, learning and curricular initiatives including liberal education, teaching enhancement and innovation, Internationalization, Indigenization of curriculum, cyclical program review, collaborative degrees and dual credit. Jim's disciplinary background is in nursing. Between 1981 and 1995, he held clinical positions in critical care and taught undergraduate nursing at Fanshawe College, Foothills Hospital School of Nursing and Mount Royal.