Lloyd Barber

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Lloyd Ingram Barber
Born (1932-03-08)8 March 1932
Regina, Saskatchewan
Died 16 September 2011(2011-09-16) (aged 79)
Regina Beach, Saskatchewan
Alma mater University of Saskatchewan
University of California, Berkeley
University of Washington
Known for University of Regina leadership
Awards Order of Canada
Saskatchewan Order of Merit

Lloyd Ingram Barber,[1] CC SOM (8 March 1932 – 16 September 2011)[2][3] was the second President and former vice-chancellor of the University of Regina.

Early life[edit]

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Barber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Saskatchewan followed by an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He subsequently received his doctorate in business administration (Ph.D) from the University of Washington.[4] He then joined the University of Saskatchewan where he taught commerce between 1955 and 1976, serving terms as dean of commerce and as vice-president.

Political career[edit]

From 1964 to 1965 he was a member of the Saskatchewan Royal Commission on Government Administration.

Barber was appointed as a member of the Northwest Territorial Council on 9 November 1967.[5] He was also Indian Claims Commissioner for Canada.

In 1976, Barber became the second president and vice-chancellor of the University of Regina, a position he held until retirement in 1990. From 1990 to 1993 he was chairman of the Saskatchewan Honours Advisory Council.

He was made an honorary Saskatchewan Indian chief in 1980 and received the Aboriginal Order of Canada in 1985.

He was a member of the Board of Directors of CanWest Global Communications Corp. and The Bank of Nova Scotia. He has also served as a Director of Cominco (today Teck Cominco) since 1987.

In 1978, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1993, he was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.[6] In 1995 he was invested as a member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, Saskatchewan’s highest honour.


  1. ^ Davidson, Evelyn (2001). Who's Who in Canadian Business. University of Toronto Press. p. 39. ISBN 978-0-920966-60-0. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Black, Lauren. "Barber, Lloyd (1932–2011)". The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. University of Regina. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Saskatchewan Centennial website (retrieved from Sask Facts search page, 9 June 2006)[dead link]
  4. ^ "Annual Report". Teck Cominco Limited. 2005. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "N.W.T. Council Seat To Barber". Vol LVIII No 263. The Leader Post. 10 November 1967. p. 4. 
  6. ^ Office of the Governor General of Canada. Order of Canada citation. Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 24 May 2010