On December 6th, Principal Daniel Woolf announced that Robert (Bob) Lovelace is the recipient of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning: Educational Leadership Award.

Robert Lovelace is the recipient of the Educational Leadership Award, recognizing his 21 years of exemplary leadership in teaching, mentoring, and building the profile of Indigenous issues in Global Development Studies (DEVS), at Queen’s, and in the community at large. Amongst his many achievements, Mr. Lovelace is the originator of on-campus, blended and online courses, has been key in the creation of the new Indigenous Studies Minor, was the founding manager for the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre and has been the lead facilitator for the Annual Aboriginal Studies Symposium at Queen’s.

The awards, created in 2015, recognize individuals and teams who have shown exceptional innovation and leadership in teaching and learning on campus. The awards are administered by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).

“I commend each of the recipients of this year’s awards. They are a dedicated group of faculty and staff who have shown a deep commitment to enhancing the student learning experience at Queen’s,” says Principal Woolf. “There is a great deal of work happening across campus to foster excellence in teaching and learning and I am delighted that these awards can help raise the profile of this initiative.”

“The awards aim to celebrate excellence in strategic areas of teaching and learning at Queen’s and to recognize the faculty and staff members who are making important contributions to that excellence,” says Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning)and Director of the CTL. “I would like to extend my congratulations to all of this year’s winners and to thank everyone who took the time to nominate someone for the awards.”

Formal presentation of the awards will take place at the Teaching Awards Reception to be held in January 2017.

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