Canadian Anglican to head Cambridge University

By Tali Folkins
Posted Oct 13, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A Canadian Anglican has been chosen to head one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Stephen Toope, who has served on a number of high-profile church bodies, was recently nominated as vice chancellor of the University of Cambridge, according to the University of Toronto’s U o T News. Assuming the appointment will be approved by the university’s governing body, Toope will begin in his new role on Oct. 1, 2017. He will be the 346th vice chancellor in the university’s 800-year history, and is believed to be the first non-Briton to serve in the position.

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