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September 19th, 2014

Vaccarino to Be Installed Sept. 27

Franco Vaccarino will be installed as the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Guelph Saturday, Sept. 27 during a ceremony that begins at 4:30 p.m. in War Memorial Hall.

January 21st, 2014

U of G Names Eighth President and Vice-Chancellor

Following an international search, the University of Guelph has appointed Prof. Franco Vaccarino as the University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor.

He will succeed President Alastair Summerlee effective Aug. 15, 2014. The announcement was made today by Dick Freeborough, chair of the University’s Board of Governors.



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