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100th Anniversary Edition

The Alumni News | 1965-1981

The president's of this era

ALUMNI NEWS MAGAZINE | 100th Anniversary Edition

FROM ACTING TO ACTUAL ... Dr. James O. Dineen Appointed New President of University of N.B.  

VOL. 23, No. 4 WINTER 1969  

The appointment of Dr. James 0. Dineen to the office of president of the University has been announced by New Brunswick Premier Louis J. Robichaud, and will become effective January 1, 1970. Jim Dineen was born in Hampton, King's County, attended Hampton Consolidated School before entering UNB. He received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering in 1940.  

Dr. Dineen has had an outstanding academic career, winning a Lord Beaverbrook entrance scholarship in 1936, which he held for his four undergraduate years, and being named a Rhodes Scholar for New Brunswick in 1940. 

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