Indira Samarasekera ending time as U of A president in 2015

Samarasekera, a metallurgical engineer, was appointed president in 2005. She informed the university’s board of governors about her decision on Friday.
Indira Samarasekera announced she is stepping down as University of Alberta president at the end of her term in June 2015. (CBC )

Indira Samarasekera will step down as University of Alberta president when her term ends on June 30, 2015, it was announced Friday.

Samarasekera, a metallurgical engineer, was appointed president in 2005. She signed on for a second term in 2009.

She informed the university’s board of governors about her decision on Friday.