President Alan Wildeman and Jennifer Jones, chair of the Board of Governors, are pleased to announce the re-appointment of the Honourable Ed Lumley, P.C., LL.D. to a third term as Chancellor of the University of Windsor.
Lumley, first appointed Chancellor in 2006, was born and raised in Windsor and graduated in 1961 with a Bachelor of Commerce from Assumption University, forerunner to the University of Windsor. During his second term as Chancellor, Lumley has been honoured for his contributions to both the public and private sectors with the recent naming of the new home of the faculty of engineering, the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation. This world-class hub for innovation spans 300,000 square feet, and features the latest in classroom teaching technology, an Industrial Courtyard for collaborative work with the region, and 80 research labs.
Lumley earned a distinguished record of achievement as a private entrepreneur and Mayor of Cornwall, Ontario, before serving 10 years as a Member of Parliament, holding several senior Cabinet portfolios. He re-joined the private sector as chair of the Noranda Manufacturing group in 1986. Since 1991, Lumley has been vice chair of BMO Capital Markets and its predecessor companies. Over the years, he has served on a number of domestic and international corporate and advisory boards and is currently director of BCE Inc., Canadian National Railway, and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.