D. University 2008
Professor Emeritus of the Department of Economics and former rector (1998-2005) of the Université de Montréal, Robert Lacroix has dedicated 35 years of his life to the institution, his alma mater, where he has played a decisive and transformative role. Dr. Lacroix is a staunch advocate of education and university research, which he considers vital to the development of society. The prolific researcher, a recipient of numerous awards and honours, is among the leading specialists in the economy of human resources. His expertise in university affairs is still widely sought in Canada and internationally.