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Headlines for Mar. 1, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 01 2017

Globe and Mail
York University selects provost Rhonda Lenton as new president

After a year-long search, York University has chosen provost Rhonda Lenton, a senior administrator with a PhD in sociology, as its new president and vice-chancellor.

Toronto Star
Ontario extends immigration application deadline after website crashes

The province has revised the submission deadline for its popular immigration nominee program from 7 to 14 days.

Toronto Sun
Ryerson parts ways with imam whose teachings are under investigation

Toronto Police are investigating the imam’s 2016 comments, as is Masjid Toronto mosque and the Muslim Association of Canada.

University World News
Redefining the role of the university in the Trump era

There has been much discussion in the last month about the increase of international students, from the U.S. and abroad, that Canada will likely receive.

John Furlong warmly received at UBC fundraiser after initially being uninvited

UBC’s president called Furlong an ‘icon’ and thanked him for ‘graciously bearing with us over the last few months’.

Globe and Mail
40-40 Hindsight: Meric Gertler reflects on his fifth decade

At 61, the president of the University of Toronto reflects on chasing career success, the importance of taking more risks, and what it meant to be a good father in his 40s.

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