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In memoriam – Denis Carrier

OTTAWA, February 9, 2011  —  It is with deep sadness the University announces the passing of Denis Carrier on Monday, February 7, 2011, at the age of 72. Professor Carrier was dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences from 1970 until 1981. He was subsequently named associate vice-president, academic, a position he held until 2001. He was also acting dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (1989-1990) and the Faculty of Education (1991-1994). Over the years, Denis Carrier made an invaluable contribution to French-language programs and services offered at the University of Ottawa.

A funeral service will be held at the Notre-Dame-de-la-Guadeloupe church, located at 14 de la Guadeloupe in Gatineau (Hull sector), at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 14, 2011. At the request of the family, donations to the Denis-Carrier Scholarship Fund would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers. Cheques can be made out to the Denis-Carrier Scholarship Fund and given to family members or sent to the Development Office (Attn: Director), University of Ottawa, 190 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5. To make a donation online visit www.giving.uottawa.ca or contact us at 613-562-5800, ext. 3417.

The University of Ottawa offers its sincerest condolences to the family members and friends of Denis Carrier.

*We ask that any faculty or Senate members who wish to participate in the procession please email their name, size of robe, and faculty affiliation to ceremonies@uOttawa.ca no later than noon on Friday, February 11, 2011. Participants are asked to arrive at the church 45 minutes prior to the ceremony to allow adequate time for all members to robe


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