The Toronto Years: 1980-1989

1981
Alexandra F. Johnston Vic 6T1 is appointed Principal of Victoria College becoming the first woman principal on the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto.
C. Douglas Jay Vic 4T6, Emm 5T0 is appointed Principal of Emmanuel College.

1982

The institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Technology moves to Victoria.
The Athenians Project, a complete computer file of the known inhabitants of ancient Athens, begins under John Traill Vic 6T1.
Initiation of the Jackman Project: History of the Methodist Church in Canada.
Building of the George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art on the campus of Victoria University.

1983

June 3: The New Academic Building is renamed Northrop Frye Hall.

1984

Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Toronto and the Federated Universities.

1985

Agreement with United Church for Victoria to administer United Church Archives.

1986

Celebration of the Sesquicentennial of Victoria.

1987-88
Eva Milada Kushner is appointed President and Vice Chancellor of Victoria University.
Renewing the Heritage Campaign raises over $6 million.

1988

Burwash Dining Hall renovated and reopened, serving both men and women residents through amalgamated food services.

1989

Annesley Hall renovated and reopened during "Annesley Anew" weekend reunion for all former residents.
Establishment of the Northrop Fry Centre.

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