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Brian Segal's address to the Ryerson Faculty Association
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- Ryerson Media Centre
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2 audio cassettes ; 60 minutes
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1990: with the disbandment of the Learning Resources Centre on July 1, the Media Centre reported to the Vice-President Finance and Administration. On August 1, the Media Centre joined the Department of Development, Alumni and Community Relations. John Kentner, Manager of the Centre, reported to Ian Marlatt, Director, Creative Services.
In early 1996, with a realignment of responsibilities in the Development, Alumni and Community Relations area, the graphic and photography functions of the Media Centre were formally consolidated within the Community Relations unit, whereas the remaining audio-visual equipment functions were integrated into Computing and Communications Services (CCS). In December of 1996, the Development, Alumni and Community Relations Department changed its name to the University Advancement Office. Plans were underway to change the name of the Media Centre to Presentation Technology and to renovate and reorganize the physical area currently occupied by the Media Centre in the basement of the Learning Resources Centre.
CCS renamed the Media Centre to Media Services and transferred staff members the newly formed DMP (c.1996). The Digital Media Projects Office began as a joint initiative between Rogers Communication Centre (RCC) and Computing and Communications Services (CCS) to promote digital media usage to faculty for use in classroom teaching. It was originally located within the RCC. Around 2000, the RCC withdrew from the joint DMP initiative and CCS became the sole supporter. At this point, the DMP was moved from the RCC to it's current location in CCS within the Library Building.
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Brian Segal, President of Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, addressed the Ryerson Faculty Association's Professional Affairs meeting on November 17, 1982. President Segal spoke about making Ryerson truly a "Polytechnic University in fact as well as name". He addressed the changes the needed to be undertaken. An article was published in the "Forum" newsletter November 26, 1982 regarding his address.
File contains 2 copies of the 60 minute speech.
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Restricted due to format. Original records are not accessible/viewable using the equipment in the reading room.
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- Ryerson Faculty Association (Subject)
- Segal, Brian (Subject)