Message from the President
“I’ve always been of the opinion that Laurentian University held a unique and enviable position within Canada’s post-secondary education ecosystem and it is an honour to be able to fill this role at such a critical time for the institution. I am committed to being a unifying presence, fostering greater collegiality and building on the strength of Laurentian’s tricultural identity and bilingual mandate.”
- Dr. Sheila Embleton
Interim President and Vice-Chancellor
About the President
On January 1, 2023, Dr. Sheila Embleton serves as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Laurentian University.
Recipient of many distinctions for her academic contributions, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award, Dr. Embleton is a Distinguished Research Professor of Linguistics, York University, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She served as Vice-President Academic and Provost at York University (from 2000 to 2009), having previously been Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts from 1994 to 2000.
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