Ridleians of Distinction - M - Z
S - T

Stubbs, John O. OR'62

Stubbs, John O. OR'62
Winner of the Mason Gold Medal in 1962, John Stubbs began his academic career as a historian and political scientist, specializing in the history of 20th century British politics and media. Holding degrees from the University of Toronto, the London School of Economics and Oxford University, Stubbs was a teacher and administrator at Trent University and the University of Waterloo before being appointed President of Trent University in 1987, a post that he held until 1993, when he was appointed as President of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.  He served as President of Simon Fraser until 1997.  Stubbs is an international historian and has served on the boards of many organizations including the Canada Millennium Foundation, Council of Ontario Universities and Sir Sanford Fleming College. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the The Degree Quality Assessment Board in British Columbia, an independent advisory board that ensures legislated quality assurance requirements are met for post-secondary education in British Columbia.
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.