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Lloyd Ingram Barber
Born March 8, 1932 (1932-03-08) (age 77)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Alma mater University of Saskatchewan
University of California, Berkeley
University of Washington
Awards Order of Canada
Saskatchewan Order of Merit

Lloyd Ingram Barber[1], CC, SOM (born 8 March 1932)[2] is the President Emeritus, former president and former vice-chancellor of the University of Regina.

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Barber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Saskatchewan followed by an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He subsequently received his doctorate in business administration (Ph.D) from the University of Washington.[3] He then joined the University of Saskatchewan where he taught commerce between 1955 and 1976, serving terms as dean of commerce and as vice-president.

From 1964 to 1965 he was a member of the Saskatchewan Royal Commission on Government Administration. From 1967 to 1970 he was a member of the Northwest Territorial Council and from 1969 to 1977 was Indian Claims Commissioner for Canada.

In 1976, Barber became the second president and vice-chancellor of the University of Regina, a position he held until retirement in 1990. From 1990 to 1993 he was chairman of the Saskatchewan Honours Advisory Council.

He was made an honorary Saskatchewan Indian chief in 1980 and received the Aboriginal Order of Canada in 1985.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of CanWest Global Communications Corp. He has also served as a Director of Cominco (today Teck Cominco) since 1987.

In 1978, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1993, he was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada. In 1995 he was invested as a member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, Saskatchewan’s highest honour.


  1. ^ Cominco Annual Information Form, 2001
  2. ^ Saskatchewan Centennial website (retrieved from Sask Facts search page, 9 June 2006)
  3. ^ Teck-Cominco Annual Report, 2005


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