Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.


Engineering- 50th Anniversary Reunion /Dr. C.J. MacKenzie speaker, Oct. 5, 1962 (Photograph Collection, A-1453)
Name: Chalmers Jack Mackenzie, CMG, MC, BE, MCE, D.Sc, Lt.D, FRSC
Convocation date: May 11, 1945
Discipline / contribution: research administration ; education
Citation / biographical information:
The Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees recommended that the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) be conferred on Chalmers Jack Mackenzie, CMG, MC, BE, MCE, D.Sc, Lt.D, FRSC, President of the National Research Council, for outstanding leadership in scientific research and for his contribution to higher education, especially in this University.
[Senate minutes, 10 May 1945]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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