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MEDIA ADVISORY: This afternoon: installation of SFU Chancellor

June 13, 2014
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Contact:
Carol Thorbes, PAMR, 778.782.3035, cthorbes@sfu.ca
Flickr link to photos for download: http://at.sfu.ca/rfjkii

The installation of Anne Giardini, Q.C., as Simon Fraser University’s 11th chancellor highlights the university’s final spring convocation ceremony this afternoon, starting at 2:30 pm.

Ms. Giardini will be installed by B.C. Lieutenant-Governor the Hon. Judith Guichon, OBC. Following the installation she will address convocation.

A forestry executive, lawyer and writer, Ms. Giardini has been president of Weyerhaeuser Company Limited since 2008. A long-time leader within Canada’s resource industry, she has a distinguished record of community service and strong ties with SFU, as an alumna and through serving on its board of governors for the past five years.

For more details on the event and a previous news release on Anne Giardini please see: http://at.sfu.ca/kMTIfQ

• Photos from the event will be available following the ceremony at the flickr link above.

For more convocation details, check here.

For further assistance or specific needs please contact PAMR at 778.782.3210.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among Canada's top comprehensive universities and is one of the top 50 universities in the world under 50 years old. With campuses in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey, B.C., SFU engages actively with the community in its research and teaching, delivers almost 150 programs to more than 30,000 students, and has more than 125,000 alumni in 130 countries.

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