Honorary Doctorates

The Honorary Doctorate Degree is the highest form of recognition offered by the University of the Fraser Valley and are awarded to individuals recognized for distinguished and visionary leadership and achievements consistent with UFV’s core values, mission, and goals. They exemplify the highest personal and professional standards that serve as an inspiration and model for students, faculty, staff, and our communities. Honorary doctorates may be awarded in the following categories: Doctorate of Letters, Doctorate of Laws, or Doctorate of Technology.

2021


Dr. Cathy Press (D.Tech)
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Dr. Andrée Cazabon (D.Litt)
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Dr. Roméo Dallaire (LL.D.)
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Dr. James Chamberlain (D.Litt)
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2019


Dr. John Jansen (LL.D.)
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Dr. Esi Edugyan (D.Litt)
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Dr. Anthony von Mandl (D.Tech)
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Dr. Francis Horne Sr. (D.Litt)
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2018


Dr. Kim Bolan (D.Litt)
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Dr. Malwinder Dhami (D.Litt)
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Dr. Siyamiyateliyot Elizabeth Phillips (D.Litt)
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Dr. Sophie Schmidt (D.Litt)
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2017


Dr. Nadine Caron (LL.D.)
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Dr. Andy Sidhu (D.Litt)
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Dr. Tamara Taggart (LL.D.)
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Dr. Kirsten Brazier (D. Tech)
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2016


Dr. Linda Frimer (D. Litt)
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Dr. Halldor Bjarnason (LL.D.)
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Dr. Luigi Aquilini (LL.D.)
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Dr. George Peary (D.Tech)
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2015


Dr. Shirzad Ahmed (LL.D.)
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Dr. Ginny Dennehy (LL.D.)
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Dr. Catherine Hickson (D.Tech)
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Dr. Margo Kane (D.Litt)
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2014


Dr. Charllotte Kwon (D.Litt)
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Dr. George Siemens (D.Tech)
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Dr. Doug Hamilton (LL.D.)
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2013


Dr. Bif Naked (D.Litt)
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Dr. George Littlechild (D.Litt)
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Dr. Penny Park (D.Litt)
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2012


Dr. Ray Silver, Sr. (LL.D.)
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Dr. Red Robinson (D.Litt)
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Dr. Sheldon Kennedy (LL.D.)
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2011


Dr. Patsy George (LL.D.)
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Dr. Vicki Gabereau (D.Litt)
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Dr. Madeleine Maclvor (D.Litt)
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2010


Dr. Tantoo Cardinal (D.Litt)

Dr. Catherine Marcellus (D.Litt)
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Dr. Wally Oppal (LL.D.)

Dr. Chief Frank Malloway (LL.D.)
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2009


Dr. Parm Bains (D.Litt)
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Dr. Dorothy Kostrzewa (LL.D.)

Dr. Dalip Singh Gill (D.Litt)

Dr. Robert Nicklom (D.Litt)

2008


Dr. G.W. (Wilf) Graham (D.Litt)

Dr. G. Jack Harris (LL.D)

Dr. Harry Mertin (D.Litt)

2007


Dr. Jake Friesen (D.Tech)

Dr. Stan Greene (D.Litt)

Dr. George Pedersen (D.Litt)

2006

Dr. Robert Bringhurst (D.Litt)
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Dr. Phyllis Stenson (D.Litt)
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Dr. David Chalk (D.Tech)

2005

Dr. Kuldip Gill (D.Litt)

2004

Dr. Elizabeth Herrling (D.Litt) Dr. Barry Marsden (D.Tech) Dr. Beverly Busson (LL.D.)

2003

Dr. Linnea Battel (LL.D.) Dr. Eugene Reimer (LL.D.)

2002


Dr. Jean Scott (LL.D.)
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Dr. Andreas Schroeder (D.Litt)
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2001


Dr. David Diamond (D.Litt)
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Dr. Mart Kenney (D.Litt)
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Dr. Brian Minter (D.Tech)
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2000

Dr. Vic Hollister (D.Tech) Dr. Steven Point (LL.D.)
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