Fonds F0045 - Department of Civil Engineering fonds.

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Department of Civil Engineering fonds.


  • 1967-1996 (Creation)

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1.87 m of textual records
22 MB

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The Department of Civil Engineering was formed in 1960 in the Faculty of Engineering. A new Civil Engineering wing was opened at the University in 1982. In 2005, the Faculty of Engineering was renamed the Schulich School of Engineering.

The department approaches teaching by exposing the students to the broad base of the discipline and then allowing options for specialization. At the graduate level, degrees offered are PhD, MSc, and MEng.

Heads of the Department of Civil Engineering: R.A. Ritter, 1966-1967; R.H. Mills, 1967-1969; H.A.R. de Paiva, 1969-1972; M.A. Ward, 1972-1984; R.E. Loov, 1984-1986; M.A. Sargious, 1986-1988 (Acting); R.E. Loov, 1988-1989; N.G. Shrive, 1989-1995; J.F. Morrall, 1995-1996 (Acting); N.G. Shrive, 1996-2000; T. G. Brown, 2000-2005; R.C.K. Wong, 2005-2007; T.G. Brown, 2007-2009; R.C.K. Wong, 2009-.

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Fonds consists of staff meetings, correspondence, Project Management Advisory Committee files, fundraising, correspondence concerning the initiation and development of the Project Management Chair.

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The fonds is arranged into the following:

  • Subject files
  • Department staff meetings
  • Dean's correspondence
  • Project management
  • Course outlines

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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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Digital content (course outlines) is available
See also for reports from the Department.

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