IFLA President-Elect Ingrid Parent (photo by Eugene Lin)

Ingrid Parent, IFLA President-elect, received an honorary doctorate on June 11, 2011 from the University of Ottawa in Canada as part of its 190th convocation. Ingrid was honored as part of the Faculty of Arts ceremony, which includes the first graduating class of the Masters in Information Studies Program. She is one of 10 people to receive a 2011 honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa.

'Ingrid is a leader in her forward-thinking vision of libraries and in her profession,' says David Farrar, Provost and Vice-President, Academic for the University of British Columbia. 'On behalf of the University, we congratulate her on receiving this honor.'

For more information on the University of Ottawa Convocation, please visit their website.

Congratulations, Ingrid!