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
This article examines the construction of Canada’s postwar international identity and how that identity continues to influence Canadian foreign policy, especially with the United States. Furthermore, the article illustrates how changes in Canadian policy necessitated by the Trump Administration may impact Canada’s international identity in the future.......read more.
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.
Robert Murray and Jean-Sebastien Rioux
Canada has an important role to play in global affairs, but only with a fulsome and substantive review of our foreign policy can we hope to be ready for what is to come......read more.
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.
Apr 27, 2020
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.
Jan 20, 2020
March 6, 2020
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
Watch Dr. Murray's installation address here.
Oct 29, 2019
Dec 10, 2019
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.
By Robert W Murray and Paul Gecelovsky
March 9, 2020