Robert McCulloch (PhD, University of Saskatchewan; MSc, University of Washington; B.Sc., University of Saskatchewan) is a consultant, and was recently the interim president and CEO of Medicine Hat College. He retired in 2012, after 10 years as president and CEO of the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST). At the time of his retirement, SIAST served over 26,000 students in programs and applied research activities that touched every sector of the economy.
Prior to his term in office at SIAST, McCulloch held several academic and executive positions during a 27-year career at Saskatchewan’s University of Regina. He has been a member of many academic and industry-related boards, including the Association of Canadian Community Colleges, the Saskatchewan Labour Market Commission, the Saskatchewan Health Services Utilization and Research Commission, and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. He was recently a board member and then chair of the board of the Canadian Bureau for International Education. He also holds a Chartered Director designation from McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada.
McCulloch has received numerous awards, including the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of Saskatchewan, the University of Regina Inspiring Teacher Award, and the Canadian Red Cross Distinguished Service award.
He is also a member of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council's executive committee.