Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Premier Roy Romanow Named Next Chancellor of University of Saskatchewan

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Premier Roy Romanow Named Next Chancellor of University of Saskatchewan

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University names Roy Romanow chancellor

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SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan has announced that former premier Roy Romanow will be its new chancellor.

The appointment was approved by the university's senate on Saturday and will begin on Nov. 1.

Romanow served as Saskatchewan's premier from 1991 to 2001 and has a long history with the university.

He earned a bachelor of arts and a law degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and served as student union president from 1960 to 1961.

Romanow is currently a senior policy fellow in the university's College of Arts and Science.

He will replace Blaine Favel, who completes his term at the end of the month.

"I never imagined being chancellor, but I will do whatever I can to assist the institution in maintaining and improving its standing as one of the best universities in Canada and beyond," Romanow said in a news release. …

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