Prior to his current role as Vice-Chancellor of LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences), Arshad Ahmad served as Vice-Provost, Teaching & Learning and Director of the MacPherson Institute at McMaster University in Canada. He is also Chair of Teaching and Learning Canada, past President of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and past Vice President of the International Consortium of Educational Developers. Arshad completed his MBA and PhD in educational psychology at McGill University, received a lifetime 3M National Teaching Fellowship in 1992, and was a professor of finance at Concordia and McMaster Universities. His research interests are in student evaluations of teaching, approaches to teaching, teaching philosophies and student partnerships.