Kristine Collins, Dean, UCI Division of Continuing Education
Kristine Collins (Krissy) has been appointed dean of the UCI Division of Continuing Education, effective August 22, 2022. She is a proud leader in non-traditional education and lifelong learning who comes to UCI with two decades of experience working in two of Canada’s most well-respected institutions, the University of Toronto and the National Film Board of Canada. Additionally, Collins has worked in an edtech start-up and has collaborated with intersectoral corporations to establish creative solutions for high-quality learning. She established and launched the University of Toronto’s first microcredential program, led partnerships with over 25 professional associations, has served as the secretary-treasurer and incoming president of the Canadian Association for Continuing Education, and has spoken extensively and advised on the development of high-quality, non-credit programming and partnerships. Collins is committed to access, positive leadership, and ensuring that all locations of learning and work are inclusive and welcoming.