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Principal Carol Chin at the Installation ceremony

New Principal of Woodsworth College Installed


Professor Carol Chin became the 8th Principal of the College.

On Wednesday, October 16th at a music-filled ceremony in Kruger Hall Commons, Prof. Carol Chin was installed as Principal.  The occasion was attended by faculty, staff and students of the College as well as former principals Angela Hildyard, Mariel O'Neill-Karch, John Browne and Joe Desloges. Bringing remarks and greetings were Chancellor Rose Patten, Jane Pepino, vice-chair of Governing Council, Jay Pratt, vice-dean, Faculty of Arts & Science, Cheryl Shook, assistant principal & registrar, Woodsworth College, Sean Kiefte, past president, Woodsworth College Alumni Association, and Simran Sawhney, president, Woodsworth College Students' Association. President Meric Gertler administered the oath of office.

Archer Pechawis, a Toronto-based new media and performance artist, led the procession with the Cree Sunrise Song Waniskâ. The U of T Spirit Singers, led by Isabel Bernaus, conductor, and accompanied by Katharine Petkovski on the piano, complemented the ceremony with inspirational music.

You can read more about the installation at U of T News

Please visit our photo gallery to see all the photos from the event.

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