Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award awarded to former Dean of AVC

Dr. Larry Heider (centre) with Dr. Don Reynolds, Dean of AVC, and Dr. Tim Ogilvie, immediate past Dean following the UPEI Recognition of Founders ceremony
December 2012

Dr. Lawrence Heider, a past Dean of AVC, was awarded the 2012 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award for his contributions to UPEI and AVC. Dr. Heider served as Dean of AVC from 1991 to 1998, and as Acting President of UPEI from 1998 to 1999. During his tenure as Dean, Dr. Heider led AVC through a period of significant growth and change that included the establishment of the PhD program at the College and UPEI; a reorganization of its administrative structure to include associate deans for academic affairs, and graduate studies and research; and development of its first business plan. The Green Hat Award was presented to Dr. Heider during UPEI’s Recognition of Founders ceremony in late September.