Dr. David Sylvester appointed to head St. Michael’s College
St. Michael’s College has its man. Canada’s largest Catholic university has scooped up University of Western Ontario, King’s College president Dr. David Sylvester to lead the institution through the next five years.
“St. Mike’s has a great history,” Sylvester told The Catholic Register shortly after his appointment was announced March 1. “It has been the centre in Canada, for 166 years now, of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Half of the Catholic universities and colleges in Canada grew out of St. Michael’s… I’m overjoyed to have the opportunity.”Sylvester replaces the sometimes embattled former Canadian ambassador to China, David Mulroney, as president and