As President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Dr. Larry Rosia leads the province’s primary provider of technical education and skills training. Sask Polytech serves more than 28,000 distinct students, and offers programs that touch every sector of the economy.
Dr. Rosia is responsible for leading the development of Sask Polytech’s vision and for providing strategic direction to the organization, enabling it to sustain its momentum and capitalize on new opportunities. His priorities include ensuring that students have access to a high-quality, innovative post-secondary education, that employers have access to a highly skilled and qualified workforce that contributes to Saskatchewan’s prosperity, and that Sask Polytech nurtures a positive and vibrant workplace environment.
Dr. Rosia’s career in education spans more than 35 years, as an Instructor, Program Chair, Revenue Generating Coordinator, Marketing Manager and Dean. He has more than 20 years of leadership experience in educational administration and has served in advisory roles to community, provincial and municipal committees. Dr. Rosia is the President of Post-Secondary International Network (PIN). He had and is serving as a Director or Board Member for several Regional, National and International organizations; including Business/Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) Committee, CANARIE, Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), Polytechnics Canada, the International Mineral Innovation Institute (IMII), Skills Canada Saskatchewan, The Chair Academy International Leadership Board, the Saskatchewan Post-Secondary International Education Council, the Saskatchewan Labour Market Task Force (LMTF), World Federation of Colleges & Polytechnics, and the University of Regina Senate.