Rose Patten
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Rose Patten
Rose Patten

34th Chancellor of the University of Toronto

July 1, 2018 (2018-07-01)
PresidentMeric Gertler
Michael Wilson
Personal details
Rose M. Patten

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
OccupationBusinessperson, philanthropist

Rose M. Patten, is a Canadian businessperson and philanthropist. She has served as the 34th Chancellor of the University of Toronto since July 1, 2018.[1] In March of 2021, she was re-elected to a second three-year term as chancellor.[2] Born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador,[3] she is a Special Advisor to the CEO of BMO Financial Group.[4]


In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2017, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for having "served her community with dedication and inspiration".[5]


  1. ^ "Rose Patten elected to serve as the 34th Chancellor of the University of Toronto".
  2. ^ "Rose Patten re-elected to serve as chancellor of the University of Toronto". University of Toronto News. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "U of T's new chancellor on life as a Bay Street executive and university leader - and a dramatic turning point in her career".
  4. ^ "Biography". BMO Financial Group.
  5. ^ "Citation". Order of Canada.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Michael Wilson
Chancellor of the University of Toronto

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