Honorary Doctorates

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McGill Reporter
May 25, 2000 - Volume 32 Number 17
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Honorary Doctorates;

Vojin Dimitrijevic, Doctorate of Laws; Henry Friesen, Doctorate of Science; Robert Glaser, Doctorate of Laws; Rosemary and Peter Grant, Doctorates of Science; Jay Ingram, Doctorate of Science; Roger D. Landry, Doctorate of Laws; Robert Lantos, Doctorate of Literature; Joy Maclaren (New Sun), Doctorate of Laws; Mitiarjuq Attasi Nappaluk, Doctorate of Laws; James Redpath, Doctorate of Science; Mordecai Richler, Doctorate of Literature; Barry Sessle, Doctorate of Science; H. Arnold Steinberg, Doctorate of Laws

Vojin Dimitrijevic

Director, Belgrade Centre of Human Rights; scholar
Doctorate of Laws

A McGill graduate (BComm.'54), H. Arnold Steinberg serves as principal at Cleman Ludmer Steinberg Inc. and was chief financial officer of Steinberg Inc. for over 30 years. He currently sits on the boards of Bell Canada Inc., Teleglobe Canada Inc. and Provigo Inc. Over the years, he has worked extensively for the Montreal Children's Hospital. His relationship with the hospital began through a joint project with Dr. Charles Scriver on the addition of Vitamin D to the milk produced and sold in Quebec, which led to his co-chairing of the Capital Campaign for the MCH in 1969 and the founding presidency of the National Food Distribution Centre for the Treatment of Metabolic Diseases in 1974. He also served as chair of the Board of Governors of the MCH Research Institute for 20 years and was a founding trustee of the Inter-Service Clubs Council Foundation, which presents the yearly Telethon of Stars. Steinberg joined McGill's Board of Governors in 1980 and has served on its executive, audit and finance, and investment committees. He was the first chair of the board of the McGill University Health Centre. He is currently governor emeritus of McGill University and is a member of the Order of Canada.

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