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Roly Watt ’62

Roland (Roly) Browning Watt ’62, Q.C., has a strong family tradition of volunteerism. He’s served as chair or vice-chair of the Don Mills Foundation for Seniors, the North York General Hospital Foundation and the Better Living Charitable Foundation. He’s a director of the Rosedale Day School and a trustee of the Pet Trust at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph.
Watt joined the board of the UCC Foundation in 1994 and was appointed chairman in 2001. He's served on many UCC committees and acted as a quiet adviser to many friends and faculty members at the school. Watt is a member of UCC’s Scadding Society, the Sir John Colborne Society and the Russell Square Society. He continues to serve as a trustee of the UCC foundations in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
Watt established the Browning Watt Foundation Speaker’s Fund and later established the Browning Watt Foundation Scholarship to provide financial assistance for students who would otherwise be unable to attend UCC. Watt retired from the UCC Foundation’s board in 2008 but remains active in the College community.
UCC is fortunate to have benefitted from Watt’s expertise and selfless commitment in so many capacities for so many years. Watt is a true friend to literally hundreds of members of the UCC family. The UCC Association was honoured to recognize Watt as the 2010 recipient of the John D. Stevenson Award.
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