Updated: Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:29

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Sir Arthur Currie, 1920-1933

3 Apr 2023

Born in Adelaide, Ontario in 1875, Arthur Currie was educated locally as a school teacher and left at the age of nineteen to seek his fortunes in Victoria, British Columbia.

Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes, 1919-1920

3 Apr 2023

Born on 27 June 1879, Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes was Professor of Anatomy at McGill from 1913 to 1914, and later served as British Minister of National Service from 1917 to 1919.

Sir William Peterson, 1895-1919

3 Apr 2023

Sir William, graduate of Edinburgh and Oxford, classical scholar and skilled academic administrator, was the ideal candidate for principal.

Sir John William Dawson, 1855-1893

3 Apr 2023

A geologist and educator, Sir John William Dawson was born at Pictou, Nova Scotia, 13 October 1820. Superintendent of Education for Nova Scotia from 1850 to 1853, he was Principal of McGill...

Charles Dewey Day, 1853-1855

3 Apr 2023

In 1853 the Board of Governors named Charles Dewey Day as the fourth Principal of McGill. Day accepted the position on a temporary basis and resigned as soon as he could be replaced in 1855. He...

Edmund Allen Meredith, 1846-1853

3 Apr 2023

The twenty-nine-year-old lawyer Edmund Allen Meredith, graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, was appointed the third Principal of McGill College in 1846.

John Bethune, 1835-1846

3 Apr 2023

John Bethune was forty-four years of age when he was appointed Principal of McGill College.

George Jehoshaphat Mountain, 1824-1835

3 Apr 2023

George Jehoshaphat Mountain, Anglican priest and son of Bishop Mountain, the president of the Royal Institution, was named the first Principal of McGill College in 1829.


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