Past Presidents

1965- present

University of Ottawa (reorganized)

1889-1965

University of Ottawa

  • 1964-1965: Roger Guindon, o.m.i.
  • 1958-1964: Henri-F. Légaré, o.m.i.
  • 1952-1958: Rodrigue Normandin, o.m.i.
  • 1946-1952: Jean-Charles LaFramboise, o.m.i.
  • 1942-1946: Philippe Cornellier, o.m.i.
  • 1936-1942: Joseph Hébert, o.m.i.
  • 1930-1936: Gilles Marchand, o.m.i.
  • 1927-1930: Uldéric Robert, o.m.i.
  • 1921-1927: François-Xavier Marcotte, o.m.i.
  • 1915-1921: Louis Rhéaume, o.m.i.
  • 1914-1915: Henri Gervais, o.m.i.
  • 1911-1914: Adrien-Bruno Roy, o.m.i.
  • 1905-1911: William Murphy, OMI
  • 1901-1905: Joseph-Édouard Émery, o.m.i.
  • 1898-1901: Henri-Antoine Constantineau, o.m.i.
  • 1889-1898*: James McGuckin, OM

1861-1889

College of Ottawa

  • 1887-1889: Jean-Marie Fayard, o.m.i.
  • 1886-1887: Antoine Paillier, o.m.i.
  • 1886: Philémon Provost, o.m.i.
  • 1877-1886: Joseph-Henri Tabaret, o.m.i.
  • 1874-1877: Antoine Paillier, o.m.i.
  • 1867-1874: Joseph-Henri Tabaret, o.m.i.
  • 1864-1867: Timothy Ryan, OMI
  • 1861-1864: Joseph-Henri Tabaret, o.m.i.

1848 - 1861

The College of Bytown

  • 1853-1861: Joseph-Henri Tabaret, o.m.i.
  • li>1851-1853: Augustin Gaudet, o.m.i.
  • 1850-1851: Napoléon Mignault, o.m.i.
  • 1849-1850: Jean-François Allard, o.m.i.
  • 1848-1849: Édouard Chevalier, o.m.i.

* The title "Rector" was first used in 1889, the year the University received a pontifical charter. Heads of the College in earlier years used the term "superior". In 2004, the English title "Rector" was replaced with "President".