|Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University|
2017 – June 31, 2018
|Preceded by||Roseann Runte|
|7th President of the University of Guelph|
January 15, 2003 – August 15, 2014
|Preceded by||Mordechai Rozanski|
|Succeeded by||Franco Vaccarino|
|Residence||Guelph, Ontario, Canada|
|Alma mater||University of Guelph|
|Website||Carleton.ca - The President and Vice-Chancellor|
President Summerlee, whose career as a scholar, professor, researcher, and administrator spans nearly 30 years, joined the University of Guelph faculty in 1988 as a professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. He was named an associate dean of the Ontario Veterinary College in 1992, dean of graduate studies in 1995, associate vice-president (academic) in 1999, and provost and vice-president (academic) in 2000.
As president of the University of Guelph, Summerlee earned $434,517.92 per year, which made him the highest-paid person at the university. He was the ninth-highest-paid university president in Canada (as of 2011), and second-highest-paid in Ontario (as of 2012).