Associate Vice-President (Administration)
The Associate Vice-President (Administration) oversees all facilities and new development. Andrew is responsible for the units within the Physical Plant, Campus Planning Office, Office of Sustainability and SmartPark. As well, he has direct responsibility for development of all university land, in particular the ongoing Visionary (re)Generation master plan for Fort Garry campus and university lands.
Andrew Konowalchuk, M.Arch. (Manitoba) was appointed as Associate Vice-President (Administration) in March, 2013. A Registered Architect and accomplished capital planning professional, Andrew most recently comes to the University of Manitoba from Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), where he served as the Regional Director, Capital Planning. Andrew was active in planning over 60 projects in excess of $1 billion. His experience includes communicating and consensus-building with the civic and provincial governments, ancillary agencies, the public and many stakeholders essential in maintaining successful public institutions.
Andrew is a member of The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, the Manitoba Association of Architects, the Society for College and University Planning and Construction Specifications Canada. Andrew currently is chair of Triple B Stadium Inc., the board responsible for the Investors Group Field, a 33,500 seat professional sports stadium.
As a two-time alumnus, Andrew has a deep appreciation for his experience at the University of Manitoba and has been inspired by the ongoing physical evolution of our campus.