New principal at Queen's

January 30, 2009

Queen's University has appointed Daniel Robert Woolf, a Queen's alumnus whose son attends the university, as its newest principal. Woolf is said to be "perfectly positioned to ensure Queen's meets the challenges ahead in this critical time in Canadian post-secondary education." Woolf says he has "a real vested interest in making this the best place it can possibly be." Currently serving as the University of Alberta's dean of arts, Woolf will succeed interim principal Tom Williams, who took on the position after former principal Karen Hitchcock resigned last spring amid criticism about her potential re-appointment. Queen's News Release | Globe and Mail | Kingston Whig-Standard | Edmonton Journal