Who We Are

Associate Director

phil.smith [at] mcgill.ca (Philip J. Smith), Ph.D., FRHistS
Tel: (514) 398-8927

  • Head of Cyclical Unit Reviews (CUR)
  • Directs operations of CUR, responsible for entire review procedure
  • Drafts/edits policies and regulations for academic and administrative unit reviews
  • Provides advice to senior administration concerning quality assurance
  • Creates Review Committees/Teams, including external reviewers
  • Primary liaison with Deans, Chairs/Directors and external individuals
  • Directs coordination of review dossiers through the Academic Policy Committee and Senate
  • Responsible for the Annual Reports process for all academic teaching units
  • Responsible for preparing the CUR annual report 


Academic Program Officer

julie.degans [at] mcgill.ca (Julie Degans)
Tel: (514) 398-2985

  • Secretary to all Academic and Administrative Unit Reviews
  • On site CUR representative for all unit reviews
  • Secretary of the Academic Policy Committee of Senate
  • Processes honoraria payments for external reviewers


Administrative Coordinator

tba [at] mcgill.ca (TBA)
Tel: (514) 398-2322

  • Makes all arrangements for external reviewers, e.g. hotel, travel
  • Prepares and reviews expenses and submits reports to the Associate Director
  • Coordinates site visit catering