Dr. Marjory Kerr
Dr. Kerr began her term as President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University on July 1, 2020. She came to this role having previously served as President and Vice Chancellor of Booth University College in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Tyndale’s rich history is rooted in its ability to meet strategic challenges and societal changes head on. Dr. Kerr is passionate about leading Tyndale in this new and exciting time in its history, strengthening and renewing its mission for the future.
Working alongside the Board of Governors, faculty, staff and students, Dr. Kerr is leading the development of a new institutional strategic plan, supporting the development of a five-year academic plan and adapting structures and departments to meet future needs while sustaining the Tyndale culture and experience, all with the focus of moving forward on our shared vision of Tyndale as a flourishing Christian university.
Dr. Kerr holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo. She is a registered psychologist in Ontario and a seasoned executive coach. Her prior experience includes internal and external consulting and leadership roles focused on the identification and development of organizational talent in the public, private and not-for-profit/NGO sectors. Dr. Kerr’s international experience includes initiatives throughout the United States and Western Europe; opportunities in Eastern Europe, United Arab Emirates and India; and a two-year assignment in the United Kingdom, where she led the consulting practice for an international talent management firm.
Steve Holmes, Board Chair notes, “Marjory understands university life and culture and, with her experience, is able to bridge the needs of both the undergraduate and seminary programs at Tyndale. She is an excellent communicator – professional and polished but also warm and engaging. Most of all, Dr. Kerr is a deeply committed and faithful follower of Christ.”