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Alastair J. S. Summerlee Is the Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was previously the seventh president of the University of Guelph.

Alastair Summerlee
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Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Carleton University
In office
2017 – June 31, 2018
Preceded byRoseann Runte
Samy Mahmoud
7th President of the University of Guelph
In office
January 15, 2003 – August 15, 2014
Preceded byMordechai Rozanski
Succeeded byFranco Vaccarino
Personal details
ResidenceGuelph, Ontario, Canada
Alma materUniversity of Guelph
ProfessionProfessor - 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.[1] He was the ninth-highest-paid university president in Canada (as of 2011),[2] and second-highest-paid in Ontario (as of 2012).[3]



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