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The Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Suzanne Fortier

The Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor

As the Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Suzanne Fortier is the academic head and chief executive officer of McGill University. She is appointed by, and a member of, the Board of Governors. Professor Fortier oversees all aspects of McGill, from the University’s day-to-day operations to setting strategic directions in education, research and global initiatives.

Professor Fortier began her five-year term as McGill’s 17th Principal and Vice-Chancellor on September 5th, 2013.

Address to the community


Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Suzanne Fortier

Principal's Priorities

Read about Principal Fortier's five priorities, and corresponding action plans. Learn more

Awards ceremony

Principal's Prize

Recognizing excellence and outstanding achievement in the McGill community. Learn more