The Honourable William G. Davis

Doctor of Education

(honoris causa) DEd

The Honourable William G. Davis is the 18th Premier of Ontario, a position he held for 14 years, from 1971 – 1985. His support of and role in Canada’s constitutional negotiations was pivotal in achieving the 1982 Constitution. Davis also served Ontario as Minister of Education and Minister of University Affairs. During his political career, he established many new public schools, undertook dramatic revisions of Ontario's school board system, created new universities and community colleges, and established the TV Ontario educational television network.

The Honourable William G. Davis accepted his honorary degree on June 19, 2012 during the Nipissing Brantford convocation ceremony