Alastair Summerlee

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Alastair Summerlee
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7th President of the University of Guelph
In office
January 15, 2003 – August 15, 2014
Preceded by Mordechai Rozanski
Succeeded by Franco Vaccarino
Personal details
Residence Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Alma mater University of Guelph
Profession Professor
Website Office of the President

Alastair J. S. Summerlee was the seventh president of the University of Guelph, located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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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