Taylor, Malcolm G.

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Taylor, Malcolm G.

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Malcolm G. Taylor (1915-1994) was president of UVic (1964-1968). Dr. Taylor earned his BA, MA and doctorate in political science at University of California, Berkeley. From 1947 to 1960, Dr. Taylor taught political economy at the University of Toronto. In 1960, he was appointed the first principal of the Calgary campus, University of Alberta, where he led Calgary through the transition period when the institution sought independence from the University of Alberta.

While principal at Calgary, Dr. Taylor continued to contribute to his academic field, as seen in his consultancy work for the Hall Royal Commission on Health Services from 1961 to 1964. Taylor was also an active member of the NCCUC (later called the AUCC) where he played a role in the decision process that led to the admission of the University of Victoria.


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