Bob Murray is the President of Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC).


He brings to GPRC executive leadership experience in professional and business advisory services, economic development, education and public policy, and has served as a faculty member at the University of Alberta, Brock University and MacEwan University.


Dr. Murray holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Alberta, a Master of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in History from Brock University and has an extensive international academic publication record....read more

Oct 29, 2019

​​GPRC welcomes new President and CEO​  


GPRC’s Board of Governors has announced Dr. Robert Murray as the ninth President and CEO of Grande Prairie Regional College.  View announcement here.

Oct 31, 2019

Dr. Robert Murray Appointed 9th President of Grande Prairie Regional College

ALL FOR ONE: Regional economic plan pushes benefits of working together


Dr. Robert Murray, the managing director of government affairs and public policy at Dentons Canada LLP unveils his three-point economic growth plan called For the Benefit of All: Regional Competitiveness and Collaboration in the Winnipeg METRO Area to the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region​...read more.

About Bob

Dec 10, 2019

Q and A with GPRC President and CEO Dr. Robert Murray


​GPRC President and CEO Dr. Robert Murray’s first day was December 2, 2019, and he spent the first couple of weeks meeting GPRC students and employees as well as community and education leaders throughout the Peace region and across the province. We caught up with him to ask a few questions about what brought him to the College and his vision for the future as GPRC’s 9th President and CEO....read the Q&A.

Announcements

New GPRC president continuing to chase degree-granting status for college


Grande Prairie Regional College’s new President and CEO already has big plans for the school moving forward. Despite having only held the roles for a week, Bob Murray says he has dreams of turning GPRC into the northern centre of post-secondary excellence.....read more.

ROVINCE ANNOUNCES WORKING GROUP FOR WINNIPEG METRO REGION


Following the release of For the Benefit of All:  Regional Competitiveness and Collaboration in the Winnipeg METRO Region,


Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires today announced the establishment of the working group to take action on the report’s recommendations....read the news release.

Jan 20, 2020

Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Robert Murray Appointed as Chair of Provincial Working Group by Manitoba Government

Books Published

  • Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century (2017)
  • Seeking Order in Anarchy: Multilateralism as State Strategy (2016)
  • System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School of International
    Relations 2nd Edition (2015)
  • International Relations and the Arctic: Understanding
    Policies and Governance (2014)
  • Into the Eleventh Hour: R2P, Syria and
    Humanitarianism in Crisis (2014)
  • Libya, the Responsibility to Protect, and the Future of
    Humanitarian Intervention (2013)
  • System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School of International
    Relations (2013)


GPRC’s President and CEO responds to province’s funding changes


Grande Prairie Regional College’s new President and CEO says Monday’s announcement from the Government of Alberta of its new performance-based funding model helps bring clarity to its budgeting process......read more.

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