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President's Office fonds
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- University of Victoria (B.C.) President's Office
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12.27 m of textual records
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The office was established in 1964. The President is responsible for both the academic and administrative offices of the university; he also acts as Vice-Chancellor. The precursor to the office was the Principal's Office of Victoria College. The title of Principal was formally changed to President in 1964. The past Presidents were: W. Harry Hickman (Principal), 1963-64; Malcolm Taylor, 1964-68; Robert T.D. Wallace (Acting President), 1968-69; Bruce J. Partridge, 1969-72; Hugh E. Farquhar, 1972-74; Howard E. Petch, 1975-90; David F. Strong, 1990-1999; David H. Turpin, 2000 - present.
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The Principal's Office was established in 1903. The incumbents include: Edward B. Paul, 1903-1908, 1921-1927; S.J. Willis, 1908-1915; Percy H. Elliott, 1927-1944; and W. Harry Hickman, 1952-1963.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of 8 sub-series: Advisory Boards, 1969-1982; Assistant to the President, 1966-1973; Commonwealth Games, 1987-1994; Executive Council, 1973-1990; General Office, 1960-1994; President's Meetings, 1980-1990; Special Events, 1975-1980, and Investigation into the Future Use of Royal Roads, 1991-1995.
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All requests must be reviewed under FOI legislation before access is granted, except Commonwealth Games, and Special Events.
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BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-304