At the June 1, 2021 Board of Governors meeting, upon the advisory committee’s recommendation, the Board approved the reappointment of President and Vice-Chancellor Benoit-Antoine Bacon for a second, five-year term.

On Feb 4, 2021, pursuant to the President and Vice-Chancellor’s appointment guidelines, the Carleton Board of Governors launched a process to consider the reappointment of President Benoit-Antoine Bacon.

A 13-person Advisory Committee on the President and Vice-Chancellor was assembled and tasked with providing a recommendation to the Board of Governors regarding the president’s reappointment. The Committee held their first meeting on March 26, 2021.

A feedback form, created by the advisory committee, was open to the Carleton community from March 28 – April 15, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact University Secretary, Amanda Goth (

Important Dates

  • Feb. 4, 2021: President and Vice-Chancellor Reappointment process begins.
  • Feb. 15, 2021: Deadline to submit an Expression of Interest to serve on the President and Vice-Chancellor Advisory Committee.
  • March 2021: First Advisory Committee meeting.
  • March/April 2021: Carleton community can begin submitting feedback relevant to the reappointment process.
  • June 2021: Advisory Committee makes their recommendation on the President’s reappointment to the Carleton Board of Governors.