Rory Hume is Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Education, and Dean of Dentistry, at the University of Utah. Previously, he served as a consultant for Atlanta’s Academy of Academic Leadership. Hume is former executive vice-president and provost of the University of California system, which includes 10 campuses and three national laboratories. He concurrently served as the system’s vice-president for health affairs. He's been executive vice-chancellor of the University of California Los Angeles, and president of the University of New South Wales. In 2008, he became provost of the United Arab Emirates University, before becoming executive director of training and development for the Qatar Foundation.