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A night to remember

Queen’s pays tribute to Principal Daniel Woolf with portrait unveiling and a special concert by world-renowned jazz singer Claire Martin.

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    Chancellor Jim Leech and former Queen’s Board of Trustees chair Barbara Palk unveil the portrait of Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf.
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    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf and Julie Gordon Woolf react after the unveiling of the portrait during the tribute event at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.
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    Daniel Woolf speaks about his two terms as principal and vice-chancellor of Queen's during a special tribute event hosted in his honour on Friday, April 26.
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    Queen's and Kingston community members fill the Performance Hall at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts for a special presentation and tribute concert for Principal Daniel Woolf.
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    Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)Tom Harris speaks ahead of the tribute concert for Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf at the Isabel.
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    Renowned vocalist Claire Martin and multi-instrumentalist Martin Sjöstedt perform during the tribute concert for Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf.
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    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf and Julie Gordon Woolf share a laugh during the tribute concert held in his honour at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

It was a night of music and celebration as a special tribute event recognizing Daniel Woolf’s 10 years of service as Queen’s principal and vice-chancellor was hosted at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 26.

The event was highlighted by a concert featuring world-renowned jazz vocalist Claire Martin and multi-instrumentalist Martin Sjöstedt.

Ahead of the concert Principal Woolf’s official portrait was unveiled. The painting, by artist Phyllis Dupuy, will be placed in Wallace Hall alongside Principal Woolf’s predecessors, once his current term ends in June.

During the event it was also announced that a new named professorship in the humanities will be created in Principal Woolf’s honour.