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David Sylvester is the 8th Principal of King’s University College.  Appointed in July 2009, Dr. Sylvester also holds a faculty appointment as associate professor in the department of History at King’s.  He came to King’s after a decade of service as the founding President of Corpus Christi College, and as Principal of St. Mark’s College at the University of British Columbia. 

Quick Facts about Dr. Sylvester

  • holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Medieval History
  • Has season tickets to Mustang games
  • Is the eighth King’s University College principal
  • Dr. Sylvester’s area of research focuses on the nature of community in the middle ages
  • He is the past chair of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities of Canada (ACCUC). 

Recent News

  • Sep 15, 2017

    Principal David Sylvester discusses how King's would help Dreamers

    Supporting students in the US impacted by DACA is in our DNA as a Catholic university, says King’s Principal.

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  • Jun 29, 2017

    King's enters partnership with Kyungil University

    King's and Kyungil University enter into a strategic partnership.
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  • Jun 14, 2017

    Chief Leslee White-Eye implores graduates to forge bonds with aboriginal communities

    Chief Leslee White-Eye of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation received an honourary degree during King's convocation.
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