History

Memorial University College and Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1925-1999

by
Melvin Baker

(originally published in the Newfoundland Quarterly, vol. XCIII, no. 1 (Fall 1999), 2-6, 10-2)

Presidents of Memorial University College and Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1925-1999

  • John Lewis Paton
  • Albert George Hatcher
  • Raymond Gushue
  • Lord Stephen Taylor of Harlow
  • Moses Osbourne Morgan
  • Leslie Harris
  • Arthur William May
  • Axel Meisen

    Memorial University's current Vice-presidents, Chancellor, and Chair of the Board of Regents

    The Hon. Dr. John C. Crosbie, O.C., P.C.Q.C., Chancellor, 1994 -
    Edward Roberts, Q.C., Chair of the Board of Regents, 1997 -
    Dr. Evan Simpson, Vice-President (Academic) and Pro Vice-Chancellor
    Dr. Kevin Keough (Research and International Relations)
    W. Wayne Thistle, Q.C., Vice-President (Administration & Finance) and Legal Counsel

    Memorial College and the University: Photos from the Past

    Memorial University College in 1933
    Monnie Mansfield, registrar 1929-1959
    Sadie Organ, librarian 1934-1958
    The engineers' banquet, 27 April 1937
    Students at the main entrance at the Parade Street campus, 1952
    Students in the classroom, late 1950s
    Parade Street Campus, late 1950s
    Premier Joseph Smallwood presiding over a sod-turning ceremony for the new campus on Elizabeth Avenue in St. John's, 23 May 1959

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