Robert G Rosehart
Dr. Robert Rosehart is the Past President and Vice-Chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University. He assumed this position on September 1, 1997 and completed a ten year term in August 2007. The previous thirteen years he served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Bob Rosehart holds B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo. He was a professor of chemical engineering at Lakehead University during the 1970's, prior to beginning his administrative career as Dean of Lakehead's University Schools in 1977. Dr. Rosehart holds honorary degrees from University of Waterloo 2006 and Nipissing University 2007. Dr. Rosehart is past chair of the Ontario Universities' Application Centre Advisory Board, served as a member of the AUCC Standing Advisory Committee on Educational Issues and Funding (SACEIF), and the Executive Committee of Canada's Technology Triangle Inc., the Waterloo Region's economic development partnership.