Office of the President

Cheryl Sutton, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University

Cheryl Sutton

Cheryl Sutton is?the Interim President?and Vice-Chancellor?of?Nipissing University.?She first joined the?institution?in 2010 as Director?of Human Resources and Employee?Relations, and in 2014,?took on the role of Assistant Vice-President, Finance and Human Resources. Prior to being appointed?Interim?President?in July 2020, she served as?Vice-President,?Finance and Administration.?

Sutton?is?an?accomplished executive with 25 years of experience?working?as a chartered professional accountant/certified general accountant?in public?service.?Additionally,?Sutton holds the designation of Certified Human Resources Leader.?Prior to joining the University, she?spent several years at Ontario Northland where her career progressed from Manager of Accounting in 1991 to Vice-President of Passenger Services in 2005.?

Sutton currently serves on multiple boards including?the University Health Insurance Plan Steering Committee (since 2011) and the Faculty Bargaining Services advisory committee (since 2019). She is?also?the current board chair of Hands has been a board member?since 2015.