Friday, July 15, 2011

Roseann O’Reilly Runte

President and vice-chancellor of Carleton University, Ottawa

Is president and vice-chancellor of Carleton University since 2008.

Graduated with a BA in French from the State University of New York and obtained her MA and PhD from the University of Kansas.

Has previously served as president of l’Université Sainte-Anne, principal of Glendon College, president of Victoria University and of Old Dominion University.

Author of numerous scholarly works in the fields of French, comparative literature, economic and cultural development, higher education and the importance of research.

Has received a poetry prize from the Académie française.

Has been awarded the Order of Canada and the French Order of Merit and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Has been awarded the Palmes Académiques and several prizes for her work on the environment, for community and national service. In addition,

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