Roy, Flora

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Roy, Flora

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Dates of existence

April 24th, 1912 - March 12th, 2008

History

Flora Roy (1912-2008) was a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario from 1948 until 1993. Roy received her BA and MA from the University of Saskatchewan and her PhD from the University of Toronto. In 1948 she became a professor in the English Department at Waterloo College (now Wilfrid Laurier University), and served as Department Chair for 30 years. Roy retired from full time teaching in 1978 but continued to teach on a part-time basis until 1993. She received the Confederation Medal in 1967, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal in 1978, Wilfrid Laurier University Language Arts Award in 1984, and the Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association Distinguished Educator award in 1995. In 1988 Flora Roy received an honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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Saskatoon, SK (BA; MA)
Toronto, ON (PhD)
Waterloo (work life; Professor)

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Wilfrid Laurier University (1973-)

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0001

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hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1973 - 1993

Description of relationship

Roy was employed by Wilfred Laurier University as a professor in the English Department.

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Waterloo College (1924-1960)

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AC00067

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hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1948 - 1973

Description of relationship

Flora Roy was employed by Waterloo college as a professor in the English Department. Her post continued past the College's change of name.

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Professor

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1948 - 1993, in Waterloo.

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CA-WLUA-0054

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ON00362

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