Roseann Runte first female president of Carleton

January 8, 2008

Dr. Roseann Runte, former president of Old Dominion University in Virginia, has been announced as the new president of Carleton University.  Runte will be the first woman to hold this position.  She is also a poet with a PhD in French, and a dual Canada-US citizen.  She has held several senior posts at Canadian universities before her most recent position in Virginia, which began in 2001.