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Rev. Dr. Roland De Vries



Dr. De Vries joined the faculty of The Presbyterian College as Director of Pastoral Studies in July, 2015. In June of 2021 he was appointed as Principal of the College by the General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church in Canada.

The Rev. Dr. Roland De Vries is an experienced and able pastor within The Presbyterian Church in Canada with a record of effective congregational ministry and leadership. He has been the minister of two congregations, helping them to engage in various forms of renewal.

He teaches in such areas such as Reformed Theology, Congregational Mission, Global Christianity, and Forgiveness and Reconciliation. Dr. De Vries has a deep commitment to the wellbeing of Christ’s church and to the formation of ministers who are able to serve faithfully, competently, and imaginatively within a congregational setting. His CV is available here.



  • B.A. (Guelph)
  • M.Div. (The Presbyterian College)
  • S.T.M. (McGill)
  • Ph.D. (McGill)