Institute of Island Studies · Governance

Institute of Island Studies | Governance

The Institute of Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is administered within the UPEI Faculty of Arts and reports to the UPEI Vice-President Academic and Research.

OUR VISION
To be the leading centre of excellence on issues related to island studies scholarship, public policy, and engagement.

OUR MANDATE
· To encourage a deep knowledge, understanding, and expression of Prince Edward Island;
· To serve as a bridge between the University and Island communities;
· To contribute to the formulation of public policy in Prince Edward Island;
· To undertake and facilitate island studies research and education at local, national, and global scales.

The Institute of Island Studies operates under the direction of an Executive Committee. A separate Advisory Committee provides advice and guidance to the Executive. The roles and responsibilities of each are outlined in a Purpose and Procedures document.
The Institute’s work is guided by a Vision Statement: To be the leading centre of excellence on issues related to island studies scholarship, public policy, and engagement. Our Strategic Plan (2016–2021) outlines how this vision is achieved.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE | ADVISORY COMMITTEE | PURPOSES & PROCEDURES | STRATEGIC PLAN | ANNUAL REPORTS


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COVID-19 Island Insights Final Report now available!

The COVID-19 Island Insights Series is an initiative led by the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG) and the Institute of Island Studies in collaboration with Island Innovation. The Series aims to bring together critical assessments of how specific islands around the world have performed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the extent to which their recovery plans are able to promote long term resilience and sustainability.

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