U of T president Meric Gertler’s installation address
Renowned urban scholar and former dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science, Meric Gertler was installed as the university’s 16th president on November 7th.
At the ceremony, president Gertler spoke about his strategies going forward: leveraging the university’s location, strengthening our international partnerships and re-examining undergraduate education.
“While the challenges we face are great, and our need to innovate has never been greater, the opportunities have never been more appealing,” he said. “I look forward to working closely with all parts of the U of T community to build on our wonderful foundations and move this great good place forward. Let’s get on with it!”