By Judith Skelton Grant
Opened in 1963, Massey collage is a residential university for graduate scholars on the collage of Toronto. the school was once 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 usual faculties of Oxford and Cambridge. Massey College’s first grasp used to be 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 day below the mastership of Hugh Segal.
Written through Judith Skelton provide, 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 undergone its halls. choked with impressive anecdotes in regards to the college’s outstanding fellows and alumni, this background of Massey university takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most crucial highbrow institutions.
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A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story by Judith Skelton Grant