Dianne Taylor-Gearing, president, NSCAD University.

Dianne Taylor-Gearing serves as chair of the Council of Nova Scotia University Presidents; EduNova board chair; director and secretary to the board of the Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust; and is a member of the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia  board. Internationally, she serves as treasurer to the board of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. A graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art and Harvard Business School, Dianne was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London in 1990. She was appointed president at NSCAD University in April 2014.

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