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After nearly five years at the helm of Laurentian University Dominic Giroux says he'll be happy if people say he delivered on what he said he would do, after his second term ends in 2019.
Laurentian University's president has brought 'a buzz' to the institutionDominic Giroux never aspired to be the president of Laurentian University, or any university, for that matter. But nearly five years into his tenure as president, many of his colleagues could not imagine him doing anything else. “You know how people want to be around things that are really buzzing? Dominic brings that buzz to the institution,” said Carol McAuley, Laurentian's vice-president of administration.Giroux said his appointment as university president, in April 2009, happene...

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