The University of Winnipeg community mourns the passing of Dr. Michael Collins McIntyre on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Dr. McIntyre was a highly accomplished administrator, researcher, and professor for more than three decades.
Dr. McIntyre joined UWinnipeg’s Department of Psychology as an Assistant Professor in 1975, and took on the role of Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science from 1978 to 1983. He then served as Dean of that faculty from 1983 to 1992.
In addition to playing a key leadership role in the growth and development of many academic programs, Dr. McIntyre established the Centre for Academic Writing and developed an accessibility program. He also led the creation of a theatre department at the University, establishing in-residence programs for writers, directors, and playwrights.
Dr. McIntyre was a highly respected and celebrated member of the UWinnipeg community, receiving the Clifford J. Robson Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2005, and the Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence in Contributing to Self-Governance in 2014.
After retiring from UWinnipeg in 2014, Dr. McIntyre was honoured by the University as Dean Emeritus in 2015 and with a Fellowship in United College in 2016.
In honour of Dr. McIntyre, campus flags will be flown at half-mast on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.