Calin Rovinescu was appointed chancellor of the University of Ottawa on November 9, 2015.
A determined and ambitious first-generation Canadian, Calin Rovinescu first received a DEC from McGill University in 1974 before earning a degree in civil law from the University of Montreal in 1978 and in common law from the University of Ottawa in 1980.
President and Vice-Chancellor
Jacques Frémont is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa. In 2013, Quebec’s legislative assembly appointed him to chair the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission. Prior to this appointment, he worked at the Open Society Foundations, in New York, as Director of the International Higher Education Support Program.