Deane appointed McMaster's new president

Vice-Principal (Academic) off to McMaster

Vice-Principal (Academic) Patrick Deane in his office last February.
Vice-Principal (Academic) Patrick Deane in his office last February.
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Photo by Robin Kisbee

Vice-Principal (Academic) Patrick Deane has been named as McMaster University's next president.

McMaster's Board of Directors confirmed Deane's appointment in a closed session this morning.

Deane is expected to begin his five-year term on July 1. He has been vice-principal (academic) at Queen's since 2005.

Deane succeeds Peter George, who has held the position for 15 years.

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