Dr. Rob Shea is Deputy Provost and Associate Vice-President (academic) at Memorial University. An avid Dr. Seuss fan and assistant professor in the Faculty of Education, passionately involved in the education of future adult and post-secondary leaders. Armed with an arsenal of degrees in political science, social work, education and a doctorate in higher education leadership; his career has taken him from the front lines of teaching youth with multiple barriers, to the boardrooms of national and international non-profits. Rob has served as president of four national organizations has been involved in the leadership of over seven others at the national, provincial and regional levels, and is now presiding as the second president of the International Association of Student Affairs and Services.