Platform party, from left to right: C.W. Thompson, D.V. McFarlane (Valedictorian), J. Ordway Tead (Speaker), B.W. Roberts (Chariman), K.E. Norris, J.W. Beaton, J.B. Frost. Ceremony held at Emmanuel Church.
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.
1965 Sir George Williams University Fall Convocation. Donald L. Peets (Registrar), honorary recipients Zubin Mehta (Conductor of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra), B. Wynne Roberts (Chancellor Emeritus), and Fraser F. Fulton (Chancellor of the University).