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UWinnipeg Names Its 2010 Fellows

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will recognize The Honourable Raymond E. Wyant with a Fellowship in the University of Winnipeg and Dr. Rais Khan with a Fellowship in United College at its June Convocation ceremonies.

The Honourable Raymond Wyant

The Honourable Raymond Wyant, former Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Manitoba, has devoted countless hours of public service and creative energy to The University of Winnipeg and the broader community.

He served on the University of Winnipeg Board of Regents for almost a decade, from 1992 to 2002, and was Chair of the Board from 2000 to 2002. Throughout this period, Judge Wyant was a Crown Attorney and served as Acting Deputy Director of Prosecutions on several occasions. He won the 2006 United Nations Public Service Award for Improving Delivery of Service for leading an innovative, coordinated approach to processing domestic violence cases that earned national and international attention.

For his many years of wise counsel and sound advice, Judge Raymond Wyant will be recognized with a Fellowship in the University of Winnipeg on Friday, June 11, 2010.

Dr. Rais Khan

Rais Khan has had a long and distinguished career that spans more than four decades in the Department of Politics at UWinnipeg and has made significant contributions to the University’s governance. With his tireless dedication and breadth and depth of his knowledge, he has influenced several generations of students and colleagues.

During his tenure as professor, Khan contributed to the Senate and the Board of Regents, taking on key leadership roles and serving on more than 80 University committees. His peers have recognized Khan with numerous awards and he is highly regarded for his work ethic, research and scholarly activity. He will be recognized with a Fellowship in United College on Thursday, June 10, 2010.

Complete details about the 2010 June Convocation can be accessed here.

Diane Poulin, Communications Officer, The University of Winnipeg
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