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Roseann O’Reilly Runte

Carleton University

Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte is President of Carleton University and has led four other universities in the U.S. and Canada over the last three decades.  Author of a number of scholarly works in the areas of literature, culture and economic development, she has also served as President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and Chair of the Foundation for International Training.  She has been a member of the board of the National Bank, Lifenet, Sungard, Jean Coutu Pharmacies,  Virginia Shipbuilding and Defense and Commonwealth Economic Development. She is a member of the Order of Canada, the French Order of Merit and is the recipient of a number of honorary degrees and awards for her work on economic development, international understanding, the environment and education.

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