Meric Gertler, a world-renowned expert on urban issues, will be the next President of the University of Toronto. The appointment is for a five-year term and is the result of an international search that began in June of 2012. Professor Gertler will become the 16th president in the 186-year history of the University. He will succeed Professor David Naylor, president since 2005.
(Source: U of T News)