Dr. David Marshall

Dr. David Marshall signing hon doc register

Doctor of Education

(honoris causa) DEd

Dr. David Marshall received the honorary degree, Doctor of Education and delivered the convocation address to the graduates of Nipissing’s Faculty of Education, Intermediate/Senior division and Master of Education degree program.

Marshall is currently the President of Mount Royal College in Calgary. He served as president and vice-chancellor of Nipissing University for 13 years, from 1990 – 2003, and served as dean of Education for the preceding five years. His career in educational administration includes roles as Vice-President of the Consortium of North American Higher Education Collaboration; Deputy Vice-President of the Canada Regional Council of the Inter-American Organization of Higher Education; former member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ontario Universities; founding Co-Chair of the Ministry of Education College-University Consortium; Board member of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario as well as the Alberta Postsecondary Application System Executive Council. He is the recipient of the University of Manitoba Outreach Award for service to the community, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation, was chosen as North Bay Community Builder of the Year in 2002, and was honoured as Citizen of the Year for North Bay in 2003. In recognition of his stellar service to university education, Dr. Marshall was awarded a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2003. Marshall has published extensively on leadership and administration, specializing in administration in developing areas, teacher education, higher education management, and degree recognition and accreditation.