Naomi Andrew is a proud UM alumna and holds Bachelor of Arts and Law degrees from the University of Manitoba. Prior to her role as Vice-President (Administration) Ms. Andrew served the UM community over 18 years in numerous roles, including General Counsel, Associate Vice-President (Fair Practices and Legal Affairs) and most recently as Acting Vice-President (Administration).
For nearly two decades, Ms. Andrew has worked with faculty, students and units across our community to ensure our mission and vision are carried out with integrity, while fostering a culture that values respect, honesty, transparency, and fairness.
In her capacity as chair on various University committees, such as the Implementation of the Path Forward Report: Responding to Sexual Violence, Discrimination and Harassment, University Information Technology Committee, Trust Investment Committee, Pension Committee and UM Properties Board, Ms. Andrew has demonstrated a deep commitment to UM and leadership in its administration.
She also serves community outside of her UM role, and most recently co-founded and serves as director of the National GC Network’s BIPOC Lawyers Leading the Way, a not-for-profit organization mandated to address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.
Ms. Andrew brings a thoughtful, collaborative approach to leadership at UM with a strong commitment to the principles of equity diversity and inclusion.