Educator Profile




University of New Brunswick Professor Emeritus University of New Brunswick Professor: 1946-1972 Chair of UNB Department of Education: 1950-1962 Director of the UNB Summer School: 1947-1961 Director of UNB Extension: 1948-1972 Dean of the UNB Faculty of Education: 1962-1972

Born in Glassville, NB, Robert Love attended UNB as a Beaverbrook Scholar. He earned both a BA(1928) and an MA (1930) from UNB. In 1935 he was awarded a BPaed from the University of Toronto. He served both as teacher and principal at Sussex, St. Andrews and Bathurst. After service with the North Shore Regiment, he went to teach Economics and Education at UNB. He also served as an assistant to university president Milton Gregg, helping to establish Alexander College for returning veterans. He was awarded an honorary EdD (1970) by the University of Maine and an LLD (1972) by UNB. For his many contributions to teacher education he was made a fellow of the Canadian College of Teachers and an honorary life member of the Canadian Education Association.