- May 28, 1965
First Honorary degrees were awarded at Sir George Williams University 1965 Spring Convocation. Standing: Chancellor B. W. Roberts with recipients Jean Lesage, Prime Minister of Quebec and Msgr. Alphonse-Marie Parent, Vice-Rector of Laval University and author of the controversial and sweeping Parent Report on Quebec Education. Seated: Dr. Howard I. Ross, Chancellor of McGill University and Dr. Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum and former director of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.