Murdo MacKinnon

About the Interviewee: 
Dean of Wellington College U of Guelph 1965-70. Dean of Arts U of Guelph- 1970-??

Murdo MacKinnon came to Guelph from Western in 1964 as the first Dean of Wellington College and subsequently of the College of Arts at the University of Guelph. As such he was instrumental in developing the Arts and Social Science components of the new University. He also made a major contribution to the cultural life of the City. He discusses his involvement in the development of the Guelph Spring Festival, as well as the establishment of the River Run Centre, the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre and the Guelph Youth Music Centre.

College : 
Interview Date: 
Monday, June 10, 2002
E. Brubaker
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340140