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Dr. Fred Terentiuk was born in Coalhurst Alberta 12 December 1927. He received his B.Sc in Physics from the University of Alberta in 1948 and his M.A. Physics (1949) and Ph.D. Physics (1953) from the University of British Columbia. Upon graduation, he worked as a Research Officer for the National Research Council in Ottawa before transferring to the University of Calgary in 1958 as the 2nd full-time faculty member of Department of Physics.| Throughout his career at the University, Terentiuk held a variety of academic and administrative positions. He was appointed the first Director of the newly created Division of Continuing Education in April 1965; the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts in March 1968; Acting Director of the School of Nursing in November 1972 and the Provost of University College in April 1976. In May 1982 Terentiuk was appointed Chief University Olympic Programme Coordinator, the lead coordinator for all the University’s involvement with the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. He resigned from the University in 1985.|Terentiuk was active in a number of professional organizations relating to his academic appointments: the Alberta Association for Continuing Education, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA), and the Alberta Educational Communication Corporation (ACCESS). He was also active as a committee member and trustee of the Calgary Zoo.|He died 23 February 2013 in Maui, Hawaii.


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