- Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching (1986-87)
After receiving the Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr. Marion Fry left 23 years of teaching at Trent behind her to become President of the University of King’s College in Halifax.
While at Trent, Prof. Fry taught Philosophy. She was recognized for her commitment to her students and to teaching excellence with a Symons Award. Prof. Fry was an active member of Trent’s faculty, serving as founding principal of Catherine Parr Traill College, and vice-president and acting president of Trent University.