By Judith Skelton Grant
Opened in 1963, Massey collage is a residential university for graduate scholars on the college of Toronto. the school used to be the brainchild of Vincent Massey, Canada’s first native-born Governor normal, who desired to create an intellectually stimulating milieu just like the one he linked to the fashioned faculties of Oxford and Cambridge. Massey College’s first grasp was once the mythical Canadian novelist, playwright, and editor, Robertson Davies. Davies and his successors – Patterson Hume, Ann Saddlemyer, and John Fraser – fostered a dynamic neighborhood of scholars, students, and public intellectuals that flourishes this present day lower than the mastership of Hugh Segal.
Written through Judith Skelton supply, A assembly of Minds is the definitive account of the college’s first fifty years, its many traditions, and the masses of guys who've gone through its halls. filled with awesome anecdotes in regards to the college’s amazing fellows and alumni, this background of Massey university takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most vital highbrow institutions.
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A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story by Judith Skelton Grant