By: Karol Rutkowski
May 16, 2017
Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Indigenous scholar, author and pioneer in the advancement of Indigenous education, and professor of educational studies at UBC’s Faculty of Education, will receive an honorary degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) on June 1, 2017.
“Jo-ann is a great example of pushing the boundaries of education,” said Dr. Alan Davis, president and vice-chancellor of KPU. “She changes the conventional expectations of a classroom setting in a way that allows for a better environment in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth can learn.”
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