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History of the Principal

University College was established in 1853 as the founding College of the University of Toronto. Until 1901, presidents of the University of Toronto were also presidents of University College.

John McCaul (1853 - 1880)

John McCaul (1853 - 1880)

Sir Daniel Wilson (1880 - 1892)

Sir Daniel Wilson (1880 - 1892)

 James Loudon (1892 - 1901)

 James Loudon (1892 - 1901)

Maurice Hutton (1901-1928)

Maurice Hutton (1901-1928)

Malcolm William Wallace (1928-1944)

Sidney Earle Smith (1944 - 1945)

Sidney Earle Smith (1944-1945)

William Robert Taylor (1945 - 1951)

William Robert Taylor (1945-1951)

Francois Charles Achille Jeanneret (1951-1959)

Moffatt St. Andrew Woodside (1959 - 1963)

Moffatt St. Andrew Woodside (1959-1963)

Douglas Valentine LePan (1964-1970)

Archibald Cameron Hollis Hallett (1970 - 1977)

Archibald Cameron Hollis Hallett (1970-1977)

George Peter Richardson (1977 - 1989)

George Peter Richardson (1977-1989)

Lynd Wilks Forguson* (1989 - 1997)

Lynd Wilks Forguson (1989-1997)

Portrait of Lynd Forguson, Date: 2004,Artist: Richards, Phil, Dimensions: 101.6 x 76.2 cm, Medium: acrylic, Support: canvas over wood hollow core, Credit Line: commission, 2004, Object Number: 381, Collection: University College Collection

Paul Perron, UC Principal

Paul Joseph Perron (1997-2005)

Portrait of Paul Joseph Perron, 2005 by Phil Richards
40" x 30", acrylic on canvas

Sylvia Bashevkin Principal Portrait

Sylvia Beth Bashevkin (2005-2011)

Portrait of Sylvia Bashevkin, 2011 by Rae Johnson

 Donald C. Ainslie (2011- 2019 )