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Douglas T. Wright

AKA Douglas Tyndall Wright

Born: 4-Oct-1927
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: President, University of Waterloo, 1981-93

Father: George C. Wright
Mother: Etta Tyndall

    University: BS, University of Toronto (1949)
    University: MS, University of Illinois (1952)
    University: PhD, Cambridge University (1954)
    Professor: Civil Engineering, Queen's University Kingston (1954-58)
    Professor: Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo (1958-)
    Administrator: Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo (1958-63)
    Administrator: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo (1959-66)
    Administrator: President and Vice Chancellor, University of Waterloo (1981-93)

    Ontario Official Deputy Minister of Culture and Recreation (1979-80)
    Ontario Official Deputy Secretary for Social Development (1972-79)
    Ontario Official Chairman, Commission on Post Secondary Education (1969-72)
    Ontario Official Chairman, Committee on University Affairs (1967-72)
    Member of the Board of Bell Canada (1985-)
    Member of the Board of Research In Motion (1995-2007)
    American Society of Civil Engineers Fellow
    Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow
    Order of Canada 1991

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