Dedicated Faculty to Receive Prestigious Title of Emeritus and Fellowship

Dr. Richard Staniforth

Dr. Richard Staniforth

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg honours five esteemed individuals who will receive the title of Emeritus/Emerita and two revered individuals will be given the honour of a Fellowship in United College.

Dr. Annabelle Mays and Dr. Michael Collins McIntyre, will be conferred the notable title of Dean Emerita/Emeritus respectively for their leadership and scholarship; Dr. Mark Golden, Dr. Eric Moodie and Dr. Richard Staniforth will be conferred the prestigious title of Professor Emeritus for outstanding distinction in research, scholarship, professional service and teaching.

UWinnipeg will also recognize Dr. William (Bill) Rannie and Dr. Robert (Bob) Young with a Fellowship in United College, awarded for most distinguished service to The University of Winnipeg.

“Honouring our dedicated faculty at Convocation is an important tradition,” said Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Winnipeg. “These seven individuals have contributed to UWinnipeg’s academic excellence and are noted scholars in their fields and true ambassadors for the University.”

Title of Dean Emeritus (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Annabelle Mays

Dr. Annabelle Mays

Dr. Annabelle Mays
Mays is known as the founding Dean of the Faculty of Education. Her tenacious leadership and vision have left an indelible mark on the faculty. She was instrumental in designing UWinnipeg’s teacher education program and her advocacy was critical to its evolution from a small entity within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to an independent faculty offering diverse programs and initiatives.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Michael McIntyre

Dr. Michael Collins McIntyre


Dr. Michael Collins McIntyre

McIntyre is a highly accomplished administrator, researcher and professor. He is noted for his outstanding contributions while serving as Assistant Dean from 1978 to 1982, and Dean of Arts and Science from 1982 to 1992. He impressed his colleagues with his ability to not only balance his many responsibilities — which included oversight of the University’s academic programs and its faculty, teaching, and his own research program — but to maintain an active role as a leader.

 

 

 

 

Title of Professor Emeritus (in alphabetical order)

Dr. MarkGolden

Dr. Mark Golden

Dr. Mark Golden
Described as “Canada’s foremost Classics scholar” by The Globe and Mail, Golden is considered to be an unrivalled contemporary expert in the field of social history of Ancient Greece, and in many ways has shaped the direction of the discipline. He is described as generous, and as a favoured professor he is known for stimulating the interests and refining the academic skills of his students.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Richard Moodie

Dr. Eric Moodie

Dr. Eric Moodie
Moodie has established a distinguished career at The University of Winnipeg. In his more than three decades of dedicated service, he has made significant contributions to the Department of Biology.  His notable excellence in scholarship and his commitment to students have made him a highly respected scholar, teacher and colleague at UWinnipeg. He is held in high regard as a collaborative researcher. Scrupulously honest, thorough and detailed in his approach to science, Moodie is enthusiastic about the subject matter and possesses encyclopedic knowledge of his field.

 

 


Dr. Richard Staniforth (photo at top)

Staniforth arrived at The University of Winnipeg in 1975 with an international academic background and quickly established himself as an outstanding botanist. Throughout his 32-year career, he provided significant contributions to teaching and research. Of particular note is Staniforth’s work on arctic plants in Churchill and his vast knowledge of Manitoba flora. He taught both ecology and botany courses and developed the course Flora of Manitoba. He remains research-active in retirement.

 

 

Dr. William (Bill) Rannie

Dr. William (Bill) Rannie

Fellowship in United College (in alphabetical order)
Dr. William (Bill) Rannie
The teaching, research, service and mentoring that Rannie has provided over his 40-year career at The University of Winnipeg epitomizes what it means to be a professor at the institution. His involvement has spanned the entire scope of the University. He is a dedicated and accomplished scholar, having published many articles in both peer-reviewed journals and non-academic publications. Highly regarded as a teacher — both by his colleagues and his students — Rannie aims to make learning interesting and relevant to his audience.


 

 

 

Dr. Robert (Bob) Young

Dr. Robert (Bob) Young

Dr. Robert (Bob) Young
Young is Professor Emeritus of History at The University of Winnipeg. Both his peers at UWinnipeg and scholars in the international academy have acknowledged the excellence of his scholarship and teaching frequently during his 40 year career. Young represents the very best of UWinnipeg with regards to its espousal of scholarship, fluent and comprehensible teaching, and a deep commitment to intellectual inquiry as the basis of a making a better world.

For more information on UWinnipeg’s Convocation visit Spring 2015 Convocation.

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