Distinguished visitor programs
The Office of the President oversees two programs that bring scholars and distinguished individuals to the University for a blend of interactions with faculty, staff, students, and the public at large.
About the programs
Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Program
Each year, the Office of the President makes funding available to assist units that are seeking to bring distinguished individuals who are making outstanding contributions in their respective fields to the University of Manitoba.
Nominations for the Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Program can be submitted at anytime.
The Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitors Program
The Robert and Elizabeth Knight Distinguished Visitors Program seeks to enhance the quality of higher education at the University of Manitoba and to enrich its academic life by supporting visits to the university by scholars and innovative thinkers in various fields.
Nominations for the Knight Distinguished Visitor Program are now closed for the 2023-2024 academic year.