York U. president appointed to Order of Ontario
North York Mirror
York University president Mamdouh Shoukri has been appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province’s most prestigious honour for individual excellence and achievement.
He will be one of 25 people invested by Ontario Lt.-Gov. David Onley at a ceremony at Queen’s Park Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Shoukri is being recognized for his visionary leadership, first at McMaster University in Hamilton and now at York, where he has spearheaded the university’s international expansion, environmental sustainability and development of engineering and life sciences research and education.