Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Women

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Women

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  • Dean of Annesley Hall
  • Dean of Women Students

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1903-1990

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In 1903 with the completion of Annesley Hall, the first women's residence, the position of Dean of [Women's] Residence was created. Margaret Addison was appointed the first dean. The duties of the Dean included corresponding with prospective students, arranging room assignments and room-mates and the administration of rules in the residence. The Dean was accountable to the Committee of Management for the "general direction of the residences, and for the discipline and management of Annesley Hall (By-laws of 1914)." In 1920, Margaret Addison was made Dean of Women (also known as Dean of Women Students) in order to reflect that not all women students lived in residence. The responsibilities of the Dean included counseling women students, acting as a member of various University bodies, working on orientation programs, working with student government, and overseeing all matters regarding residence, including selection of dons. In 1990, the position was discontinued and the Dean of Students was created. Dean of Women included Margaret Addison, 1903–1931, Jessie Macpherson, 1934–1963, and Aida Farrag Graff, 1976-1990.

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