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The University and the City 
Text  Bissell, Claude Thomas, The University and the City, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 24 Apr 1958, 317-326  The speaker's recent appointment at the University of Toronto. Some remarks about Ottawa and its development, as well as the development of all cities. City and University about to enter upon a new period of co-operation and association that began when the idea of founding a University at York...
The University--Yesterday, Today And ? 
Text  McCulley, Joseph, The University--Yesterday, Today And ?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 25 Apr 1957, 357-369  ... and those texts of Roman Law which had lain hidden through the Dark Ages. Universities were established at Salerno (Medicine), Bologna (Law), Paris (Theology). Following these early foundations other universities were formed by migrations of students (Oxford, Cambridge, Leipzig). The word "...
From the Ivory Tower to the Corporate Tower 
Text  Connell, Dr. George, From the Ivory Tower to the Corporate Tower, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 17 Oct 1985, 59-70  Some opening remarks about National Universities Week to begin in two day's time, and universities in general. The audience and general public as beneficiaries of university research, with examples. How universities are important to individuals and to business and industry. A major transformation...
Your University and Canada's Finest Generation 
Text  Smith, Dr. Sidney Earle, Your University and Canada's Finest Generation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 16 Jan 1947, 157-166  "Your University" as the University of Toronto and "Canada's Finest Generation" including the veterans of World War II. A history of the University of Toronto from the founding of King's College in 1827. The size of the University of Toronto. Being on guard against the real danger of regarding...
The Ivory Tower and the Boardroom: The University as an Organizational Laboratory 
Text  Arthurs, Harry, The Ivory Tower and the Boardroom: The University as an Organizational Laboratory, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 22 Mar 1990, 267-277  Looking at York University as a corporation and reviewing some of its accomplishments. Problems with underfunding and its consequences, particularly with regard to students. How York's experience may reveal something about the future of the business corporation. How business might become more...
Liberal Education for a Free Society 
Text  Ross, Murray G., Liberal Education for a Free Society, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 11 Feb 1960, 196-205  The exciting project which is York University. The kind of university that York will be. The purpose of a university, and what York University will do to fulfill that purpose. Ideas, particularly new ideas, as the essential fuel for our progress. A review of how and why York University was...
Can We Have Equality of Opportunity, and Excellence, Too? 
Text  Johnston, Dr. David L., Can We Have Equality of Opportunity, and Excellence, Too?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 1 Dec 1988, 146-153  The importance of post-secondary education. Demands made of our community colleges and universities. The education debate: what it is all about. Implications of a negative reply to the question "Can we have equality of opportunity, and excellence too?" More questions to ask about Canada's...
The University and the Republic 
Text  Hutchins, Dr. R.M., The University and the Republic, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 16 Nov 1959, 92-101  A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The situation with regard to universities. Many contrasts and comparisons made between Canadian and American universities. The problem of specialization in an institution of learning that is trying to be a centre of independent thought. The...
The Current Crisis in the Universities 
Text  Williams, Dr. David Carlton, The Current Crisis in the Universities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 5 Dec 1974, 138-148  The third crisis in three decades. A review of the others. A statement about the plight of universities today, with regard to maintaining a "policy of openness and accessibility and to maintain and improve the system, while on the other [hand] we face imposed budget restrictions, plus the impact...
Canada's Economy--Can We Advance Back to Reason? 
Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, Canada's Economy--Can We Advance Back to Reason?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 17 Apr 1975, 361-375  The Canadian economy today as a bundle of paradoxes. Two fundamental issues: our economic policy is not equipped to deal with today's realities; and we have unreasonable expectations for governments in dealing with our economy. Significant factors with regard to these issues. A review of fiscal...
Universities Today and Tomorrow 
Text  Deutsch, John J., Universities Today and Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 15 Mar 1973, 295-312  Universities seen as vitally important to the country, and the province (Ontario). The rapid change from a relatively small elite system to a system of mass education. An historical review of the role of universities during the 60's and 70's. The establishment of the Colleges of Applied Arts and...
Universities: Who Needs Them? 
Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, Universities: Who Needs Them?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 7 Feb 1974, 212-223  A short review of post-secondary institutions, particularly in the 1960's. A switch from the "quantitative revolution" to the "qualitative revolution" in education from the 1960's to the 1970's. The basis for an austere forecast in education. The role of universities; why we need them. Examples of...
Universities--Some Crises of Misunderstanding 
Text  Chant, Dr. Donald A., Universities--Some Crises of Misunderstanding, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Jan 1976, 218-231  Problems and crises facing Canada's universities. The true role of universities as institutions, and the original roles of universities: "to create new knowledge and understanding, to transmit these things through education, and to act as repositories for them." Recent pressures and attitudes have...
The Work of the Universities of the Empire 
Text  Falconer, Dr. R.A., The Work of the Universities of the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 9 Jan 1913, 118-128  The Congress of the Universities of the Empire, the second of its kind, held last July in London; the speaker's impressions. Preparation for the Congress. The importance of the congress shows by the type of men who showed an interest in it. The composition of the congress itself a proof that there...
The University of the Seventies 
Text  Bissell, Dr. Claude T., The University of the Seventies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 15 Apr 1971, 366-378  Looking forward to make some predictions about the future; speaking as one about to shed responsibilities. Beginning with the problem of relating numbers to physical capacity, of determining the limitations of higher education. The sixties as the heyday of egalitarianism. The impossibility of...
The Influence of Canadian Universities in Canadian Development 
Text  Currie, General Sir Arthur W., The Influence of Canadian Universities in Canadian Development, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 13 Oct 1920, 344-355  Hope for the effectual solution of problems which confront our country dependent largely on our educational systems. The universities and the nation inseparably linked together in any wide view of the function of either institution. The nation as a field for the exercise of citizenship and for the...
The University and the People 
Text  Gordon, Very Rev. Dr. D.M., The University and the People, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 17 Mar 1904, 115-124  The relation of the universities to the people. The importance of this subject, even from an Imperial point of view. The strength of a nation dependent upon the intellectual and moral qualities of its citizens. The development of the higher types of men and women as the greatest service we can...
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