Professor Emeritus in Forestry and Environmental Management and Dean Emeritus
Encaenia Ceremony C: May 18, 2000
Ian Methven has always taken his responsibilities as an educator at the University of New Brunswick very seriously.
Whether it was his abiding interest in establishing new undergraduate programs in the faculty of forestry and environmental management or his dedication as dean of the faculty from 1991 to 1997, he has distinguished himself among his peers both at the university and in the forestry profession.
During his tenure at UNB, Dr. Methven won a total of 60 grants and research contracts and also served as chair of the university's Renewal Task Force. In addition to successfully fulfilling his duties as a faculty member, he served as a director of graduate studies and a departmental chair.
Dr. Methven is well known and respected in environmental organizations at regional, national and international levels. He is currently an honorary research professor at UNB.