Aline Chrétien named Laurentian's first chancellor

September 23, 2010

Laurentian University's board of governors announced Wednesday that Aline Chrétien, wife of former prime minister Jean Chrétien, has been unanimously approved as the institution's first-ever chancellor. Chrétien has over 4 decades of experience fostering relationships with parliamentarians, national and provincial leaders, corporate stakeholders, and world dignitaries. Fluent in French, English, Italian, and Spanish, Chrétien received her first honorary degree in 2003 from Laurentian. She will be installed as chancellor on October 30. Laurentian News Release