Shelagh Rogers

Program: 
Art History
Graduation Year: 
1977

Over the years as a journalist on flagship programs such as Morningside, Sounds Like Canada and This Morning, Shelagh Rogers has traveled the length and breadth of this country, interviewing thousands of Canadians and collecting their stories. That's her passion and she believes sharing our stories enlarges our understanding of each other. She is currently the host and a producer of the CBC Radio program The Next Chapter, devoted to Canadian writers and songwriters. Shelagh holds honorary doctorates from Western University, Mount Allison University and Memorial University. In 2010, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada for her contributions as a promoter of Canadian culture, and for her volunteer work in the fields of mental health and literacy.