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.


R.A. Falconer, at 1913 convocation ceremony (Photograph Collection, detail of B-143)
Name: Sir Robert Alexander Falconer, FRSC, D.Litt, DCL, DD, LL.D
Convocation date: May 8, 1936
Discipline / contribution: public service ; education
Citation / biographical information:
The Committee [on Honorary Degrees] unanimously recommend and the University Council unanimously approve that the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa be conferred upon:
Sir Robert Alexander Falconer, FRSC, D.Litt, DCL, D.D., LL.D, former President of Toronto University, in recognition of his great public services, more particularly to Higher Education in Canada
[Senate minutes, 7 May 1936]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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