Concordia University

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The Concordia Advantage

At Concordia, you can find an academic path to match your strengths and interests. You'll tackle big questions, think alongside award-winning professors, put your knowledge to work and experience life in Montreal. Find out more

Concordia students
in 2014-15

Sustainability & community

City farm Loyola

The entire Concordia community works together to find solutions that will reduce the university's ecological footprint. Our community engagement initiatives affect neighbourhoods in our own backyard and around the globe. Visit our Sustainability Hub to learn more.

55 partners
In local & international sustainable community projects 

Strategic framework & academic plan

Concordia’s strategic directions focus on how we can thrive as a university in a changing landscape, tethered to our core values and historic mission while eyeing a future in which the status quo is unlikely to be sufficient.

9 directions
Our vision for the future
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Administration & governance

The Board of Governors and the Senate manage our university affairs and academic integrity. President and Vice-Chancellor, Alan Shepard and six senior vice-presidents ensure the transparency and accountability of the university administration. Meet our senior administration team.

Alan Shepard President & Vice-Chancellor
Alan Shepard is president and vice-chancellor of Concordia University and professor of English in Concordia’s Faculty of Arts and Science.
Alan Shepard
$1.3 billion
What we generate in quantifiable benefits to the Quebec economy
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