Appointment of 2008 University Professors

To: PDAD&C
From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President and Provost
Date: June 2, 2008
RE: Appointment of 2008 University Professors


The University recognizes unusual scholarly achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge through the designation of University Professor.  I am pleased to advise you that the Academic Board approved the
2008 University Professors.  They are as follows:

Professor Spencer Barrett, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Arts & Science

Professor John Challis, Departments of Physiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

Professor Keren Rice, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts & Science

I would like to sincerely thank the members of the selection committee for their dedicated work in reviewing the many excellent nominations that were received.  I also thank all of the nominators who prepared exceptional dossiers for submission.

Please join me in congratulating the 2008 University Professors on their outstanding accomplishments.

Information about the University Professors is available on-line.