Doctor of Letters
(honoris causa) DLitt
Dr. Dennis Mock is the fourth President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University, serving in that role from 2003-2009, following a one-year term as Interim President. As President, Mock led an engaging and inclusive strategic planning process that would guide the university’s future development. He embarked the institution on a major fundraising campaign to generate funds for the priority project, the Harris Learning Library, and in so doing forged long-lasting relationships with students, alumni, and community partners. During his presidency, he also established an Institutional Planning Office and played an integral role in establishing the high profile Lakers men’s hockey team. His 36 years of dedication and passion for the post-secondary education sector had a significant and lasting impact on Nipissing University.
Mock received his honorary degree on June 14, 2012