Queen's University

Flags lowered for Professor Emeritus Delisle

 
2013-03-13

Flags on campus are lowered in memory of Professor Emeritus Ronald Delisle.

Professor Delisle began his time at Queen’s as a gifted student and a promising member of the football team. Despite being drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos, upon completion of his BSc(Eng.) he chose to attend law school at Queen’s, where he was the faculty’s gold medalist in 1964.

In 1967 professor Delisle returned to Queen’s as a faculty member and became a highly accomplished scholar in the areas of evidence and criminal law. He was also greatly admired as a teacher, especially for his ability to get students thinking and debating, and was a recipient of both the Queen’s Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching and the AMS Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Aside from serving as a provincial court judge in Ontario from 1974 until 1978, professor Delisle remained at Queen’s until his retirement in 2000. He will be laid to rest in a private ceremony.

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