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: R. D. Symons
Convocation date: October 24, 1970
Discipline / contribution: art ; literature
Citation / biographical information:

R.D. Symons of Silton, author, artist, conservationist, and pioneer rancher, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. …As an artist, his work can be seen in the diorama background in the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History, the Glenbow-Alberta Foundation in Calgary, Campion College, and in other public and private collections. The NMAG will be presenting a retrospective collection of his work until November 16. Mr. Symon’s books include “Many Trails,” “The Broken Snare,” and “Still the Wind.” He has illustrated many of his books and articles.
[The Podium, 16 October 1970]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws
Degree presented at: University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus

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