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Chancellor's Award of Distinction Recipients

The TMU Chancellor’s Award of Distinction will be conferred on an educator recognized within the TMU Community as an exemplary model of life-long career commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by significant contributions over time to advancing teaching and learning at TMU, by sustained educational leadership and by an outstanding and sustained record of teaching excellence.

The award recipient will receive a certificate of recognition and a one-time monetary award payment of $5,000 (subject to applicable deductions).

Key criteria: Teaching

2023 recipient

There is no recipient for the 2022-2023 award year.

Past recipients

  • Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee
    Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Steven Gedeon
    Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Andrew Laursen
    Department of Chemistry and Biology, Faculty of Science
  • Medhat Shehata
    Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Dana Lee
    RTA School of Media, Faculty of Communication and Design


  • Janice Waddell
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Faculty of Community Services