About President Humphreys

King's fourth president, doctor Melanie Humprheys

Dr. Melanie J. Humphreys serves as the fourth President of The King’s University in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Dr. Melanie J. Humphreys served as Dean of Student Care & Services at Wheaton College and her areas of responsibility included academic and disability services, a medical and travel clinic complete with lab and pharmacy, a counseling center, and career services. Humphreys joined Wheaton College in 2009 after serving for 10 years as Vice President of Student Life/Dean of Students at LCC International University (LCC) in Lithuania, Eastern Europe. Humphreys contributed to a UNESCO project that defines the role of international student affairs around the world. 

Humphreys earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Trinity Western University, and earned her Ph.D. in higher education from Azusa Pacific University. While completing her doctoral studies, Humphreys taught for Azusa Pacific University’s Masters of Arts in Global Leadership program. Humphreys taught in Brazil, Chile, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. 

Humphreys was born in Dawson Creek and grew up in the greater Vancouver area. She had been to all the provinces and territories until the creation of Nunavut. She has lived in four countries and has traveled in 50.