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University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services Evans, John Robert
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Evans, John Robert (oral history)

Oral history interview with Dr. John R. Evans, former President of the University, 1972-1978, and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Office, Allelix Corp., conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with a discussion of Dr. Evans' early education at the University of Toronto Schools and proceeds to a comparison between Governing Council and the bicameral system of university governance. Focussing on the period ca. 1946-1980, he discusses medical education with particular reference to the curricula of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, its faculty and teaching hospitals, the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Oxford University and China, his administration as President, the effect of the Haist rules, university finances and government aid to higher education.

Evans, John Robert

John Robert Evans fonds

  • UTA 1249
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2012

Personal records of John R. Evans, president of the University of Toronto (1972-1978), consisting of correspondence, addresses, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, and photographs relating to his activities (primarily after he stepped down as president of the University of Toronto) as chair, member of boards of directors, or adviser to government and private agencies in health, educational and informational fields, including the government of Ontario, Allelix Pharmaceuticals, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, McMaster University, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Medical and Related Science Research District (MaRS), the World Bank/Rockefeller Orphan Drug and Vaccine Project, the Pew Global Stewardship Initiative, and governance generally. Also includes accounts of trips to China and Japan, and files on several conferences.

Evans, John Robert