Fonds F0019 - Haskayne School of Business fonds.

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Haskayne School of Business fonds.


  • 1962-2014 (Creation)

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8.02 m of textual and other records

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The Department of Commerce was formed in the Faculty of Arts and Science in 1966. The Faculty of Business was created in 1968 and the name changed to the Faculty of Management in 1978. In 2002 the faculty was renamed the Haskayne School of Business in recognition of a large charitable gift from businessman Richard (Dick) F. Haskayne. At this time it was affliated with the Faculty of Law, but became independant in 2004.

The Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school with a reputation for influencing the practice of management and leadership through teaching and research. The school works with partners in the business community and offers a full range of degree programs.
It is closely linked to the global resource-based industries headquartered in western Canada: energy, mining, forestry, agribusiness, and tourism. It has played a pioneering role in integrating the management of environmental and social issues into the curriculum. In 2001, the Institute for Resource Industries and Sustainability Studies (IRIS) was established at the School, and houses a group of faculty from various disciplines and a group of Ph.D. students focused on resource industries and sustainable development management. The Haskayne School of Business is also a founding member of the University of Calgary’s interdisciplinary Institute for Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (ISEEE).

Deans of the Haskayne School of Business: J.M.A. Robinson, 1968-1972; S.G. Peitchinis, 1972-1975; G.S. Lane, 1975-1981; P.M. Maher, 1981-1999; D.M. Saunders, 1999-2004; C. Stewart, 2004 (Interim); M. Grandin, 2004-2006; V. Jones, 2006-2007 (Interim); L. Waverman, 2008-2012; J. Dewald, 2012-.

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Fonds consists of administrative records from the Faculty of Management and the Haskayne School of Business including subject files, course outlines, periodicals and Alumni materials.

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Fonds is arranged into the following series: Executive development program Course outlines Yearbooks Administrative subject files (1978-2014) George Lane records Periodicals (including Alumni newsletter, Research Bulletin, Business View, Scurfield Squire, MIS Interrupt, Research Round-up, and pamphlets. Ephemera Vern Jones records Dean Maher speeches Graphic materials

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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