University of Windsor Names New President

The University of Windsor has found its permanent replacement for retired former president Alan Wildeman.

Robert Gordon was appointed as the seventh President and Vice-Chancellor by the university's board of governors Friday.

Gordon comes from Wilfrid Laurier University where he currently serves as Provost and Vice-President Academic.

He's also served as a Canada Research Chair in the area of environmental resource management in recent years.

Gordon will take over the role Sept. 1.

Douglas Kneale served as interim-president following the retirement of Wildeman on June 30, 2018.