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Student Medical Society fonds

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The Student Medical Society was formed in 1921. Open to students registered in the School, later College, of Medicine, the S.M.S. promotes the interests and welfare of the Medical Students with regard to their educational, social, and athletic life. In later years it also acted as a means of communications between the student body and Faculty of Medicine. Society publications include "Interface", "Biopsy", "The Saskatchewan Medical Student Journal", and "Deja Vu".

Agricultural Students' Association (University of Saskatchewan)

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  • 1920-

The first meeting of the Agricultural Students' Association of the University of Saskatchewan was held on March 20, 1920. It was formed as "a result of the cessation of the War, with its consequent effects in student enrollment." With greater numbers of students, "many new organizations [appeared, which] caused considerable overlapping in student activities with no central body in control." At the request of his fellow students, 4th-year president J.B. Harrington called a general meeting of College of Agriculture students on February 10, 1920. A subcommittee was formed to draft a constitution; that constitution was approved, and the ASA officially formed in March. Among the objectives of the Association was the development of rural leadership and the promotion of agricultural education in the province; although, as with most student organizations, its primary function was to promote fellowship among the students and to serve as a medium of communication between students and faculty.

University of Saskatchewan Students' Union.

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The USSU Women's Centre was established in 1972 as an information and resource centre for women on campus. Staffed by volunteers, the Centre has an extensive library of feminist books, magazines, newsletters, and periodicals. In addition, they serve as a support centre, providing a place for campus women to meet informally. Centre volunteers also organize and support educational and action groups, and host social events on campus.

Farmer, David Leighton, 1932-1994

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David Leighton Farmer was born 3 October 1932 in Plymouth, England. He won a scholarship to Exeter College, and by the age 25 had earned both his BA (1954) and DPhil (1958) from Oxford University. From 1958 to 1970 he taught at various schools in Scotland and England, prior to accepting a position in the Department of History at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan, in 1970. Farmer specialized in Medieval History, particularly the history of agriculture, prices, and marketing in England during the Middle Ages. Given his area of academic specialization, Farmer occasionally cautioned that he worked "in academic isolation" in Saskatchewan; however, his work has been characterized as "seminal;" "essential reading for anyone hoping to understand the medieval English economy and [likely to] remain classic reference articles for decades to come." In addition to several articles and papers, Farmer also contributed three chapters to The Agrarian History of England and Wales, published Britain and the Stuarts, 1603-1714, and co-authored a textbook, Exploring Our Roots. Farmer organized and taught the first University of Saskatchewan class given outside of Canada (at Oxford); served for many years as Head of the STM Department of History; and was a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He died suddenly at his home on 26 August 1994.

Roy, Flora, (Alumnus; Professor of English (WLU)).

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Flora Roy attended the University of Saskatchewan intermittently between 1931 and 1938; she later attended the University of Toronto. During her academic career she earned a PhD and was awarded a DLitt. Dr. Roy taught at Wilfred Laurier University, where she was given the status of Professor Emeritus upon her retirement.

Kerr, Donald Cameron

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  • 1936-

Donald Cameron Kerr was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1936 and educated at St. Joseph's School, Nutana Collegiate and the University of Saskatchewan where he received an Honours B.A. in English in 1958. He earned an M.A. in English at the University of Toronto in 1960. Kerr taught at the U of S from 1960 to 1962 and, after two years in London, U.K., from 1964 to 1997. During his tenure at the University of Saskatchewan, Kerr has been promoted from Instructor to Lecturer (1965), Assistant Professor (1966), Associate Professor (1976) and Professor (1983). In addition to serving as acting Chair of the department of English in 1985-86, Kerr has served on a number of departmental, college and University committees. He was married to Mildred McNamee in 1961 and they have three sons, David, Robert and William.

Johnson, Hubert C.

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  • 1930-2014

Born on January 6, 1930, Hubert C. Johnson received his initial university training at San Diego State University and graduated with a B.A. in 1955. He went on to the University of California, Berkeley earning a M.A. in 1956 and a PhD in 1962. Before coming to the University of Saskatchewan in 1964, Dr. Johnson taught at Kansas Wesleyan University and the University of Toronto. Progressing through the ranks, Johnson was appointed Professor of History in 1974 and served as head of the department from 1981 to 1984. He retired in 1997. Dr. Johnson has authored three books dealing with Frederick the Great, the French Revolution in the Midi and military tactics in World War I. He died on April 23, 2014 in Victoria, British Columbia.

Morton, Arthur Silver, 1870-1945 (Professor of History)

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  • 1870–1945

Arthur Silver Morton was born on 16 May 1870 at the village of Iere, Trinidad, British West Indies, the son of Nova Scotian missionaries. Morton received his early education locally and with a scholarship from the Government of the Island, he entered the University of Edinburgh, eventually receiving both an MA and a B.Divinity. In 1896, after a summer of study at the University of Berlin, Morton arrived in Canada and was ordained by the Presbytery of St. John, N.B. He served as a minister until 1904 when he started his career as a lecturer in church history, first at the Presbyterian College in Halifax and later Knox College in Toronto. Morton came to the University of Saskatchewan in 1914 and served both as head of the History Department and University Librarian until his retirement in 1940. Upon arriving in Saskatoon, Morton embarked on the study of Western Canadian History and the preservation of the region's historical documents and historic sites. Over the next four decades he published several books; among his best known works are "A History of the Canadian West to 1870-71," "History of Prairie Settlement," "Under Western Skies," and "The Life Sir George Simpson." Morton received many honours during his career including a Doctor of Divinity from Pine Hill College (1922); a LL.D. from the U of S (1941), election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1932), and appointments as Keeper of Provincial Records (1937) and Provincial Archivist (1943). Upon his retirement he was named Professor Emeritus of History. Morton continued to work on a number of projects until his death on 26 January 1945.

University of Saskatchewan. Registrar's Office

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The positions of Registrar and President were the only two administrative offices provided for in the University Act of 1907. The registrar is responsible for administering policies and regulations regarding student admissions, maintaining student records, authorizing course changes and credit transfers, publishing the Calendar, and has considerable responsibility for convocation ceremonies. Additionally, the registrar may act as a liaison with high schools. The office of Registrar at the University of Saskatchewan has been held by: Duncan P. McColl (1909-1914); Archibald R. Weir (1914-1951); Norman K. Cram (1951-1968); J.A. Dorgan (1968-1987); and Ken M. Smith (1987- ).

University of Saskatchewan. Office of Communications

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In January of 1950, the University of Saskatchewan made its first concerted effort to inform the people of Saskatchewan of "its progress and of the work that goes on inside its greystone buildings". For the next two years the Executive Assistant to the President, A.C. McEown, was responsible for the distribution of press releases. In 1952 the Public Relations Department was created and two years later was renamed the News Service Office. In 1964 the name of the department was changed again to News and Information. Publications, which had operated as a separate department, merged with News and Information in 1974 to become News and Publications. In 1989, the name was changed to Community Relations and again in 1992 to Public Relations. The Department is currently called the Office of Communications. The following have headed the department: A.C. McEown (1950-1952); F. Lovell (1952-1964); J. Campbell (1964-1989); D. Noakes (1989-1991); S. Cornforth (1992- ).

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