Patti McDougall is the Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning at the University of Saskatchewan. She holds a Ph.D. in Human, Learning, Development and Instruction at the University of British Columbia. Patti joined the University of Saskatchewan in January of 2013. She comes to her position having previously served as the Assistant, Associate and Interim Dean at St. Thomas More College (federated with the University of Saskatchewan). As a developmental and educational psychologist, Patti’s research follows multiple streams including social relationships in childhood and adolescence (e.g., bullying, friendship), youth-adult partnerships, and the experience of educational transitions (e.g., into high school, into university).