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Associated Alumni

Jane Fritz (MScCS'82)

Alumni Award of Distinction

Jane Fritz (MScCS'82)

Jane Fritz was named professor emerita in computer science at UNB in 2012 and is an enthusiastic advocate for women in computer science. Fritz began teaching in the Faculty of Computer Science on the Fredericton campus in 1980. Throughout her distinguished career at UNB, she has worn many hats, including the first female dean of computer science, associate vice-president academic, and associate vice-president of integrated technology services. Her work has helped to build New Brunswick’s information technology economy and make UNB a leader in the field. Fritz was also instrumental in helping to create the Human Rights Office and the Declaration of Rights and Responsibilities at UNB. Her work has been recognized through numerous awards including the UNB President’s Medal.