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It is Calgary's pioneering spirit that put us on the map both at home and around the world. Dig into the stories from those who made their mark and helped shape this place.
These are the stories of our professors emeriti and long-time staff on the early years of UCalgary and their experiences.
What connects Mary Rozsa de Coquet to the University of Calgary is a story of family, passion and leading-edge research
In 1958 we broke ground on the site of the new campus
Spoken word performance from local musician, poet and alumnus captures 50 years with speed, humour and heart
Whether you walk by them, read them, paint them, like therm or hate them - "The Rocks" have become a symbol of free expression at the U of C
Jane Matthew and her son Matthew Carrothers, share their stories about their husband and father, Alfred William Rooke Carrothers
Andrew Doucette was the Director of the Calgary Branch of the University of Alberta from 1947 - 1960
Ann McCaig was Chancellor at the University of Calgary from 1994 - 1998
William A. Cochrane was president of the University of Calgary from 1974 - 1978
Bill Warren was a senator at the University of Calgary from 1992 - 2002 and Chancellor from 2002-2006
Charles M. Macleod was the Chair of the Board of Governors for the University of Alberta from 1949 - 1966, when UCalgary became autonomous
Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary
John (Jack) Perraton was chancellor of the University of Calgary from 1998 - 2002 and Board Chair from 2007 - 2010
Jean-Louis Lebel was Chancellor from 1978 - 1982 at the University of Calgary
Joanne Cuthbertson was Chancellor at the Universitiy of Calgary from 2006 - 2010
Leroy Allen Thorssen was Board Chair at the University of Alberta from 1967-1970, during the time the University of Calgary gained autonomy from UofA
Murray Fraser was president of the University of Calgary from 1988 - 1996
Terry White was president of the University of Calgary from 1996 - 2001