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Former Winnipeg Mayor to Receive Alumni Award

May 17, 2012 3:09 PM | News


Susan Thompson (UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG)

Former Winnipeg Mayor Susan Thompson will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Winnipeg.

Thompson served as mayor from 1992-1998 and led Winnipeg through the Flood of the Century in 1997.

She was appointed Canadian Consul General in Minneapolis, where she served an eight-state territory. In 2003, she was named founding president and CEO of the University of Winnipeg Foundation before retiring last year.

Thompson will receive the award at the U of W’s Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, June 8.