Previous Leadership

Institution Name History

Emily Carr University of Art + Design 2008 - to present day
Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design 1994 - 2008
Emily Carr College of Art + Design 1981 - 1994
Emily Carr College of Art 1978 - 1981
Vancouver School of Art 1933 - 1977
Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Art 1925 - 1933

Leadership

1996 - 2018
Ron Burnett
President + Vice-Chancellor

1986 - 1995
Alan Barkley
President

1985 - 1986
Nini Baird (Director, Outreach Programs) & Terrence Johnson (Director, Fine Art)
Interim Co-Principals

1972 - 1985
Robin Mayor
Principal

1970 - 1972
Don Stewart
Acting Principal

1952 - 1970
Fred Amess
Principal

1926 - 1952
Charles H. Scott
Principal

1925 - 1926
G. Thornton Sharp
Acting Principal VSDAA