The University of Guelph has installed Martha Billes as it’s ninth chancellor.
The ceremony was held in War Memorial Hall this afternoon.
She is the first University of Guelph alum, to hold the position.
The daughter of its founder, she is the controlling shareholder of Canadian Tire Corporation.
And the University has named Mary Wells as the next dean of its newly renamed College of Engineering and Physical Science. She’ll start a 5-year term on November 1st.
She chairs the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering.
She’s also a professor at the University of Waterloo.