Monday, September 7, 2009

Inspiring Women by Carleton's President

Wednesday November 26 2008, 6pm, 5050 Minto Centre, Carleton University.

Presented by: Dr. Roseann Runte, Carleton's first female President and Vice-Chancellor.

Dr. Runte graduated with a BA summa cum laude in French from the State University of New York and obtained her MA and PhD from the University of Kansas. She has previously served as president of l'Université Sainte-Anne, principal of Glendon College, president of Victoria University and of Old Dominion University.

Dr. Runte is the author of numerous scholarly works in the fields of French and comparative literature and has written extensively on economic and cultural development, higher education and the importance of research.

Dr. Runte has been awarded the Order of Canada and the French Order of Merit and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has also been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, the Palmes Académiques and several awards for her work on the environment and for community and national service. In addition, Dr. Runte holds a number of honorary degrees.

Light refreshments will be served.

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