Paul D. Fleck ’52

Born in Montreal, Quebec in 1934, Paul became an English professor at the University of Western Ontario and later Head of the English Department.  His interest in arts and culture led him to become the President of the Ontario College of Art in 1975.  At the time of his passing in 1992, Paul was President of the Banff Centre for Continuing Education.  A dedicated public servant, he chaired the Education Division of the United Way of London, Ontario in 1972.  His other chairmanship roles were with the Board of the London French School and with the Canadian English association.  He was the cultural advisor for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.  The recipient of many awards, Paul received the Canada Council Research award in both 1964 and 1965.  He also received posthumously, the Commemorative Medal from the Government of Canada. Paul passed away in 1992 at the age of 58.