McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning

The McGill University Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning recognizes sustained excellence in leadership and innovation, as well as the active integration of teaching and learning with inquiry, scholarship and research. Nominations for this award must come from Faculty Deans, but all faculty members, students, former students, and others are encouraged to bring forward names of colleagues and professors whose long-term achievements and contributions to learning at McGill are truly outstanding.

This unique form of recognition brings with it a monetary award. Recipients may also be invited to deliver a public lecture on a topic related to teaching, and/or be invited to speak at convocation.


Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning.

Deadline to submit: 7 July 2017

Questions?: Contact nancy.stpierre2 [at] mcgill.ca (Nancy St-Pierre)


Winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning

The McGill Reporter publishes information about the Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Learning winners.

2016: Dr. Richard Cruess & Dr. Sylvia Cruess, Faculty of Medicine (joint nominees)
Professor Peter Schubert, Schulich School of Music

2015: No Award conferred

2014: Henry Mintzberg, Desautels Faculty of Management

2013: Ann Wechsler, Faculty of Medicine

2012: Rhonda Amsel, Faculty of Science

2011: Roderick A. Macdonald, Faculty of Law

2010: David N. Harpp, Faculty of Science

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