Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Daniel R. Woolf

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Daniel R. Woolf

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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  • [guests of the Ambassadors' Forum]

    The Ambassadors’ Forum Spring 2016 included representatives from 16 different countries and guest speaker Dr. Tiff Macklem, Arts'83 (Economics), Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

  • [at the Community Breakfast]

    Daniel Woolf addressing the participants of the Community Breakfast, November 10, 2015. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

  • [at University Council]

    Principal Daniel Woolf, alongside Vice-Principals Tom Harris (Advancement) and Steven Liss (Research) at the November 2015 University Council.

  • [photo Daniel Woolf]

    In January 2014, the university hosted a reception to honour the Loran Scholars who attended Queen’s. Principal Daniel Woolf, alumni and Loran Scholar mentors also attended the event.

  • [photo of Joe Clark and Daniel Woolf]

    Principal Daniel Woolf and the Rt. Hon. Joe Clark spoke during Mr. Clark’s visit to campus on March 4, 2014, to deliver the Sheila Skelton Menzies Lecture.

  • [Principal Woolf with his son Sam at Spring Convocation 2012]

    Principal Woolf with his son Sam at spring convocation 2012.

  • [Homecoming 2013 photo]

    Pictured (l-r) leading the Homecoming half-time parade with Principal Woolf, October 5, 2013: Sarah Indewey, Judith Brown, Chancellor Dodge, Board Chair Barbara Palk, Beth McCarthy and Julie Gordon-Woolf.

  • [photo of Principal Woolf during Orientation Week activities]

    Principal Woolf welcomed students during 2013-14 Orientation Week activities.

  • [Daniel Woolf and the Installation of Queen's 14th Chancellor, Jim Leech]

    Daniel Woolf at the installation of Queen's 14th Chancellor, Jim Leech, at fall convocation in Grant Hall. (Photo: Todd Muller)

  • [photo of Principal Woolf with the Winnipeg women's curling team]

    Principal Woolf poses with the Winnipeg women's curling team at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kingston in February 2013. Queen's was a proud sponsor of the curling championships.

  • [Daniel Woolf, Athletics & Recreation Director Leslie Dal Cin and Board Chair Barbara Palk photo]

    Principal Daniel Woolf, Athletics & Recreation Director Leslie Dal Cin and Board Chair Barbara Palk take the field for the 2013 Homecoming game kick-off.

  • [Elan Mastai, Daniel Woolf and his wife Julie Gordon-Woolf]

    Principal Daniel Woolf and his wife Julie Gordon-Woolf pose for a photograph with Elan Mastai (Artsci'97), the master of ceremonies for the evening gala at the grand opening of The Isabel. (Photo by Lars Hagberg)

  • [Daniel Woolf at his 2014 Cookie Drop]

    Students studying for final exams in 2014 received a surprise cookie delivery from Principal Woolf.

  • [Distinguished Service Award photo]

    Principal Daniel Woolf and Chancellor David Dodge posing with the 2013 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. From left to right: Queen's Principal Daniel Daniel Woolf, Alistair MacLean, David Gunsberg, Greg Lessard, Kim Black and Queen's Chancellor David Dodge.

  • [Daniel Woolf and student Brandon Pryce photo]

    On Move-In Day 2012, Daniel Woolf found first-year Arts student Brandon Pryce moving into the Brockington House residence room where he himself lived in the '70s.

  • [photo of Jim Leech, Daniel Woolf, George Jackson]

    At the ceremonial kick-off at Homecoming 2014. From left to right: Queen's Chancellor Jim Leech (MBA'73), Principal Daniel Woolf (Arts'80), QUAA President George Jackson (Artsci'85). (Photo by Suzy Lamont)

  • [photo of participants at the annual Ambassador's Forum]

    Principal Daniel Woolf welcomed high-ranking officials to Canada from the Asia-Pacific region at the annual Ambassador's Forum in June 2014.

  • [photo of the simulation lab in the School of Medicine]

    Daniel Woolf, with medical students and Education Minister John Molloy, on a tour of the simulation lab in the new School of Medicine building in 2011.

Funding and Awards

The Principal's Development Fund supports both Queen's and international scholars through specific funds.

The Principal's Student Initiatives Fund supports student participation in projects devoted to the principles of personal growth and/or community service.

The Principal's Teaching and Learning Awards are intended to celebrate teaching excellence and to increase transdisciplinary exposure to exemplars in teaching and the diverse ways in which the student learning experience is enhanced by educators and educational supports at Queen's.