Few university presidents could be considered 'to the manner born.' Larry MacKenzie was the exception. He discovered this talent when president of the University of New Brunswick from 1940 to 1944. He became president of the University of British Columbia in 1944 and served for eighteen years. Although UBC's present eminence owes much to many people, as biographer P.B. Waite points out, 'it is basically Larry MacKenzie's creation.'U.B.C.a#39;s registration was in fact falling; in September 1948, it was 8, 423; in September, 1949, it was 7, 500, a drop of 10 ... Universities, he said, should certainly not exclude professional or technical education; nor should they be reserved foranbsp;...
|Title||:||Lord of Point Grey|
|Publisher||:||UBC Press - 2011-11-01|