Budd Hall receives honorary degree

- Christine McLaren

Budd Hall (public administration) will receive an honorary doctorate from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS, on Dec. 10. This tribute honours Hall’s outstanding academic service in the area of international development, community engaged research and community-based adult education. Hall is a professor in the master’s program of community development and secretary for the Global Alliance on Community-Engaged Research. He was the founding director of UVic’s Office of Community-based Research, a research and senior fellow in the Centre for Global Studies and recipient of the UVic community leadership award in 2009. He has served in leadership roles on the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, International Council for Adult Education, Canadian Network for Democratic Learning, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Coady International Institute Advisory Board. He is a member of the International Adult Education Hall of Fame and was selected for the 2005 Canadian Bureau of International Education Innovation in International Education Award.

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