University College: A Portrait, 1853-1953

Edited by Claude T. Bissell

© 1953

For a century University College has had a profound and continuous influence on the cultural development of Canada. The authors of this volume show us University College as a political and educational institution; as a physical structure that has aroused admiration and scholarly curiosity; as the home of a long line of great teachers and scholars, and of a student body diverse in its origins and spirited in its attitudes; and finally, as the embodiment of an educational idea that transcends curricula and prescriptions.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 0.4in x 9.6in
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The authors of this volume show us University College as a political and educational institution; as a physical structure that has aroused admiration and curiosity; as the home of great teachers and scholars, and of a diverse; and spirited student body; and as the embodiment of an educational idea that transcends curricula and prescriptions.

University College: A Portrait, 1853-1953

Edited by Claude T. Bissell

© 1953

For a century University College has had a profound and continuous influence on the cultural development of Canada. The authors of this volume show us University College as a political and educational institution; as a physical structure that has aroused admiration and scholarly curiosity; as the home of a long line of great teachers and scholars, and of a student body diverse in its origins and spirited in its attitudes; and finally, as the embodiment of an educational idea that transcends curricula and prescriptions.

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 0.4in x 9.6in
  • Author Information

    Claude Bissell (1916-2000) was a Canadian author and educator. In 1952 he was made assistant professor at the University of Toronto. From 1956 to 1958 he was president of Carleton College (now Carleton University), and returned to the University of Toronto in 1958 to become the eighth president from 1958 to 1971.

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