Arts and science at Toronto : a history, 1827-1990 /
Robert Craig Brown.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2013.
x, 339 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
9781442645134 :
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Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2013.
9781442645134 :
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts and Science is older than the university itself. Chartered in 1827 as King's College, it officially opened in 1843 with four professors and twenty-seven students. In this lively and engaging book, Robert Craig Brown vividly recounts the 150-year history of the faculty's staff, students, and achievements. Brown takes readers on a sweeping journey though the development and growth of the faculty through wartime and peace, depression and prosperity. He covers teaching and research in the vast array of subjects offered, administrative and financial concerns, and the Faculty's significant contributions to higher education in Canada. Throughout, Brown traces how the faculty evolved past its early defining traits of elitism and exclusivity to its current form a remarkably diverse body with students of all ages, backgrounds, and academic interests.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
A Provincial Universityp. 3
The Faculty of Artsp. 22
New Beginningsp. 39
The Great Warp. 57
Between Warsp. 73
A University at Warp. 94
New Realitiesp. 116
The Sixtiesp. 133
Transformationp. 157
Unfinished Businessp. 176
More Changep. 205
Renewalp. 225
Appendicesp. 255
Deans of the Faculty of Arts / Arts and Sciencep. 257
Enrolment in Arts and Science, 1906-71p. 258
Enrolment in Arts and Science, 1965-90p. 260
Teaching staff in Arts and Science, 1907-8 to 1989-90 for selected yearsp. 263
Notesp. 267
Bibliographyp. 309
Indexp. 315
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