Office of the President

CNC welcomes new president

The College of New Caledonia (CNC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Dennis Johnson who joins CNC as president and CEO today.

Dr. Johnson brings 29 years of experience in the post-secondary sector to CNC. He is a former resident and educator in British Columbia where he spent 11 years teaching at Thompson Rivers University.

“I’m pleased my career in post-secondary education has once again brought me to British Columbia,” Johnson said. “For 50 years, CNC has played an integral part educating the workforces of northern B.C. and beyond. Though this is day one for me, I can already feel the passion employees, students, and the community all share for CNC.”

Johnson holds a Ph.D. Educational Administration from University of Saskatchewan, Master of Education, Post-Secondary Studies from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Bachelor of Education, Adult Education from Brock University.

He comes to CNC from Saskatchewan Polytechnic where he served as both the Provost and Vice President Academic and Vice President Strategy and Business Development.

“I’m honoured to welcome Dr. Johnson to CNC today,” said CNC Board Chair Gil Malfair. “For nearly three decades, Dr. Johnson has dedicated his career to supporting student success.”