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You're Invited to the Presidential Installation of Dr. Charlotte Yates! #UofG9th

Shauneen Bruder, Chair of the Board of the Governors, invites you to view the livestreamed Installation of Dr. Charlotte Yates as the ninth President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guelph.

Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 4:30 pm

U of G Names Charlotte Yates Ninth President and Vice-Chancellor

Following an extensive and highly competitive search, Dr. Charlotte Yates was appointed as the ninth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Guelph. She is the first woman to hold the position in the University’s history. Her five-year term is effective immediately.

The appointment was approved by the University’s Board of Governors, on the recommendation of the Presidential Selection Committee.

“Dr. Yates is a proven and skilled leader who has demonstrated effectiveness during challenging and complex times, and who believes passionately in the vision and mission of the University of Guelph,” said Shauneen Bruder, chair of the Board of Governors who also chaired the Presidential Selection Committee.

Dr. Charlotte Yates
It is an honour to lead a university that is helping build a better future for Canada and the world. Current global pressures remind us of the importance of scientific inquiry and vibrant, inclusive communities in preparing students to put knowledge into action and become engaged citizens.

Charlotte Yates
President and Vice-Chancellor