MATRICULATION CONVOCATION 2014

Installation of Provost Mayo Moran

Professor Mayo Moran was appointed to her position as the fifthteenth Provost of Trinity College on July 1, 2014.

Provost Moran joined the U of T Faculty of Law 1995, becoming Dean in 2006. Under Provost Moran’s leadership, the Faculty of Law has created many new programs and centres, including the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights (the only Canadian Centre that brings constitutional law research, policy, advocacy and teaching together under one roof), the Centre for the Legal Profession, the Internationally Trained Lawyers Program and a new professional master's program, the Global Professional Master in Law.

Provost Moran teaches private and public law, supervises graduate students, and publishes extensively. She is a frequent guest lecturer and an active member of a number of committees both inside and outside U of T. Since 2007 Provost Moran has chaired the Independent Assessment Process Oversight Committee that assists in the implementation of the Indian Residential Schools Agreement. In 2013, she was appointed to lead a review of Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Provost Moran obtained a B.A (1980, English and Sociology) and B.Ed. (1981) at the University of British Columbia and taught secondary school in northern British Columbia before attending law school.   She completed her LL.B. at McGill University (1990), her LL.M. at the University of Michigan (1992) and her S.J.D at the University of Toronto (1999).

 

A. Charles Baillie to receive the degree of  the Doctor of Sacred Letters

Alexander Charles Baillie, OC is the former CEO of TD Bank Financial Group.  He was appointed as the 12th Chancellor of Queen's University in 2002 and completed two consecutive three-year terms as Chancellor. He was succeeded by David A. Dodge, the former Governor of the Bank of Canada, in 2008.  In 2008, Baillie was named Chancellor Emeritus of Queen's University.

Baillie grew up in Orillia, Ontario, and was educated at the University of Toronto Schools. He attended Trinity College at the University of Toronto, where he studied Honours Political Science and Economics. He graduated with a B.A. in 1962, and then moved on to Harvard for graduate studies. Baillie earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and then entered into a highly successful career in finance. He began working for the Toronto-Dominion Bank in 1964, and eventually became that company's CEO in 1997.

In 2006, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.