Names to know

Meric Gertler

President of the University of Toronto

Head honcho of U of T since November 1, 2013, Gertler oversees all university affairs. He has a background in geography and urban theory and is keen to establish U of T’s role in the City of Toronto as well as its contribution to the provincial economy.

Nicole Dionisio

Nicole Dionisio, SCSU president. Courtesy of Nicole Dionisio.
Nicole Dionisio, SCSU president. Courtesy of Nicole Dionisio.

President of the Scarborough Campus Students’ Union (SCSU)

Dionisio has been involved with the SCSU for a number of years, serving as the chair of its Board of Directors, a director, and as the vice-president, university affairs and academics last year. She has emphasized the need for anonymous feedback forums and operational efficiencies at the SCSU.

Ebi Agbeyegbe

Ebi Agbeyegbe, UTMSU president. Courtesy of Ebi Agbeyegbe.
Ebi Agbeyegbe, UTMSU president. Courtesy of Ebi Agbeyegbe.

President of the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU)

Agbeyegbe was the vice-president, external of the UTMSU last year and is starting his second year as the UTM designate at the University of Toronto Students’ Union.

Ben Coleman

Ben Coleman, UTSU president. Mallika Makkar/THE VARSITY
Ben Coleman, UTSU president. Mallika Makkar/THE VARSITY

President of the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU)

Coleman brings his experience as a student representative on the Governing Council and as a member of the UTSU’s Board of Directors to the presidential role. He has pledged to hold UTSU “accountability cafés” periodically throughout the year for increased transparency.