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.

Name: James MacDonald Minifie, OBE, BA
Convocation date: May 13, 1949
Discipline / contribution: journalism
Citation / biographical information:

The Joint Committee of the Senate and Council on Honorary Degrees ... recommends that the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) be conferred ... on:
James MacDonald Minifie, OBE, BA, Senior Writer, "The Reporter," for distinguished work as a war correspondent and journalist.
[Senate minutes, 11 May 1949]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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