The University of Otago is looking for new college heads! In early 2020, Abbey College, Cumberland College and Carrington College welcomed Yulia Taylor, Ziggy Lesā and Ali Norton respectively as new college heads. Click to read more.
Dr. Joel Silverman, Yale University, takes the role of the Collegiate Way blog editor. Stay tuned for some great posts!
Read about Australia's residential colleges in Dr. Ian Walker's new essay: Such Friends--Why Australian Collegiate University Residences Still Matter
Professor Tim Burt retires as Master of Hatfield College, Durham University, on 31 August 2017 after 21 years at the College. During his time as Master, Tim has seen a significant increase in full-time and part-time postgraduates students – from 8 to over 400! – as well as an extensive programme of building refurbishment. Besides having been head of the University’s Colleges’ Division for a period, Tim has also been Professor of Geography and chair of the University’s Environmental Team, heading up the University’s environmental plans, policies, and procedures. Along with Martin Evans, Tim is the co-founder of the Collegiate Way International movement that unites university colleges around the world. Retirement events in the College have included a packed Senior Common Room dinner, an alumni farewell dinner, an evening celebrating Tim’s contribution to the College and the wider University, and a Garden Party with a BarBQ. We wish Tim, and his wife Elizabeth, a long and happy retirement.
Congratulations to the dynamic Professor Kevin Thompson, Master of Moon Chun Memorial College (MCMC), University of Macau, appointed Knight of the National Order of Legion of Honour (France)! Click to read more.
Traill College exceeds initial goal for inaugural endowment fund. The first such fund for the colleges of Trent University. Click to read more.
Professor Kevin Thompson, Master of Moon Chun Memorial College (MCMC), University of Macau, lecturing.
Dr. Michael Eamon, Principal of Catharine Parr Traill College, Trent University, speaking at the renaming of Fry Lodge after the college's first principal, Dr. Marion Fry.
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Tim (middle) at his last formal dinner in College. On the left is the JCR President and on the right is his younger son, who came from Australia for the event!
Tim at the alumni farewell dinner. Next to him on the right is Prof Ann MacLarnon, his successor.