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.

Jan 20, 2020

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.

Oct 31, 2019

Apr 27, 2020

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.

  • 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)


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Announcements

Toward an Understanding of Canada’s International Identity


By Robert W Murray and Paul Gecelovsky


March 9, 2020

About Bob

Dec 10, 2019

March 6, 2020

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.

PLANNING FOR CANADIAN FOREIGN AND TRADE POLICY IN POST-COVID WORLD

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.

Books Published

​​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.

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.

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

​​On March 6, 2020, Grande Prairie Regional College installed its ninth President & CEO, Dr. Robert Murray. 


Watch Dr. Murray's installation address here.

Oct 29, 2019