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5/21 Security

File contains correspondence regarding security at Ryerson and guidelines about irregular occupancy of premises.

Posters

The file consists of posters for Budget Update and Presentation (1996) and Town Hall with Sheldon Levy (2012).

Homophobia and Heterosexism Issues Advisory Committee records

File contains the Homophobia and Heterosexism Issues Advisory Committee records. It includes the committee's terms of reference, correspondence, a questionnaire, and a copy of "Prejudice to Pride - Attitudes Related to Homophobia & Heterosexism within the Ryerson Community: A Quantitative Study".

Future Directions for Postsecondary Education brief

Included with Ryerson's brief to the Advisory Panel on Future Directions for Ontario's Postsecondary Education, is the government's discussion paper and the Advisory Panel's final report entitled, "Excellence, Accessibility, Responsibility - Summary and Recommendations", and issued in December, 1996.

Proposal and reports to organizational reform going into the 1980s

Ryerson's Board of Governors engaged Hickling-Johnston Limited in April 1979 to recommend an appropriate overall organizational structure enabling Ryerson to operate successfully in the 1980s.

Documentation includes :

  • Proposal : Organization Structure Review : Finding The Tough But Positive Solutions, February, 1979.
  • Report : Organization Testing Workshop : Feedback Report, August 9, 1979.
  • Report : A Path to Organizational Reform at Ryerson, September 19, 1979.
  • Response : Presidential Response To Hickling-Johnston's Report, October 17, 1979.
  • Miscellaneous memoranda from senior administrators, 1979-1980.

President's Committees documentation files

File contains documentation files from various President's Committees:

  • President's Advisory Committee on Women
  • Presidential Review Committee
  • President's Committee on Education Television
  • President's Committee on Library Development
  • President's Committee on the Trimester System
  • President's Advisory Committee on Priorities
  • President's Advisory Committee on Student Life
  • President's Liaison Committee
  • President's Working Group on Distance Education
  • Principal's Committee on Development of Teaching Competence

The Dream That Fagged Out sculpture by Julius Damasdy

This sculptural object was created by Canadian-Hungarian artist, Julius Damasdy and entered into the Ontario Society of Artists show at the Toronto Art Gallery in 1967 and winning the award for best sculpture.

Dr. Franc Joubin, a founding member of Ryerson's newly formed Board of Governors, promised to purchase whichever sculpture won best place in its category.

The sculpture stood in the President's Office and later in the Library where it stood on guard in the 6th floor book stacks. It was finally banished to the Ryerson Archives.

The sculpture has the artist's name on its base, "Damasdy," and is also known as Peter.

Framed collages from Roberta Bondar's space mission

Dr. Roberta Bondar was the first Canadian woman and second Canadian to travel into Space when she flew aboard the space shuttle Discovery in January, 1992. From the early 1990s, Dr. Bondar worked with the former Centre for Advanced Technology Education (CATE) at Ryerson in researching and investigating bloodflow under weightlessness conditions, as well as experiment methodology, modelling, evaluation, data collection and analysis through a contract with the Canadian Space Agency. Her research methods were applied on her flight aboard the Discovery shuttle. Dr. Bondar received a Ryerson Fellowship in 1990 and became the University's first Professor of Distinction in 1993.Two framed and signed collages of photographs and crests, including a small cotton patch bearing the Ryerson logo that was in the shuttle's payload, were presented to Ryerson President, Terry Grier, in a special visit, lecture and presentation in 1992. The montages were deposited in the University Archives in 1995 by President Grier, upon the completion of his term of office.

Framed Partnership in Product Design Certificate

Certificate recognizing the partnership between the University of Toronto, Ryerson Polytechnical University, and the Ontario College of Art in research and design. It is signed by the three school presidents.
The document reads:

"Partnership in Product Design
April 26, 1994
This document recognizes the activities of the Creative Design Research Unit Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Toronto Since 1986 it has developed partnership initiatives in education, outreach, research and development in various aspects of product design. This involved co-operative teaching and interdisciplinary project work with other University of Toronto Departments, the Industrial Design Department - Ontario College of Art, Departments of Business, Marketing and Engineering - Ryerson Polytechnic University and participation of professionals in various relevant disciplines, manufacturers and entrepreneurs.
This document also recognizes the interdependence of various disciplines and methodologies which must be linked to interact in design research, product development, and in successful manufacturing and marketing of new products and systems, with significant economic benefit to the Canadian and Ontario industrial sectors and to the export potential of innovative, well designed products in a global context This document also records agreement to encourage and foster the continuance of partnership between the signing institutions in this type of endeavour and also to involve other institutions, professional associations, corporations and governmental interests that may be able to participate in the future."

Gifts from Foreign Visitors

A collection of 19 colourful and interesting gifts presented to Ryerson from foreign visitors during President Terence Grier's term of office.Items include: books, audio cassettes, medallions, a handpainted gourd, tie clip, lapel pin, picture frame, watercolour, silver tea/coffee server, framed artwork, and a portfolio/tote bag.

Certificate to Terry Grier in recognition of University status

A framed certificate presented by the Ryerson Alumni to President T. Grier in honour Ryerson's achievement of university status. Presentation was made at Skydome Stadium on the occasion of Ryerson's 1993 Homecoming celebration, by CFTO-TV sportscaster and RTA '79 graduate, Suneel Joshi, on September 10.

Lakehead University Silver Jubilee gift package

One gift package given to Ryerson University by Lakehead University. Gift comes in a nylon carrying case and includes: 'A Northern Vision - The Development of Lakehead University' (hard cover book 1987); a ballpoint pen; a desk calendar; and a lapel pin.

Brown leather swivel arm chairs

Two brown leather chairs on casters:

RG 12.78.01 Used with the Egerton Ryerson desk by President Brian Segal (1980-1988). “Arm Tilter” with four legs on casters. Re-upholstered by Krug Furniture Co., Kitchener, Ont. Brown colour. 45" high.

RG 12.78.02 Swivel desk chair believed to have been used by Egerton Ryerson during his years at St. James Square as Ontario’s Chief Superintendent of Education. Brown leather upholstery with open back spindle design. Four legs on casters. 35" high

Task Force on Institute Services

File contains the Task Force on Institute Services' records. It includes a description of the task force, correspondence, a listing of its members, agendas, meeting minutes, proposals, and reports.

Letterhead

File contains examples of letterhead from the office of the President and Vice Chancellor.

Ryerson Community Task Force

The material in this collection has been separated into two files: File #1 (Committee Records): This file folder received from University Advancement consists of correspondence, agendas/minutes (both hand written and typed) of committee meetings, draft reports/recommendations and summary of recommendations. File #2 (Report/Recommendations/Responses).

President's Council records

File contains the President's Council records. It includes reports from the president, correspondence, agendas, a listing of the council members, and meeting minutes. It also includes reports on the Trimester system.

Ryerson Presidents' photographs

File contains one b&w photograph of Ryerson president Terry Grier and six photographs of Ryerson president Walter Pitman. All photographs are mounted on foamcore.

"Alcohol and Ryerson - A Review" report

A review of Ryerson's alcohol policies and procedures with draft resolutions for changes. The report followed the coroner's inquest recommendations stemming from the accidental death of a high school student at the ferry docks after attending the Ryerson Picnic at the Toronto Islands.

Student Union files

File contains Student Union files. It includes job descriptions, constitutions, correspondence, reports, financial statements, budgets, member listings, agendas, newsletter clippings, and a copy of the student handbook.

Student Union financial matters files

File contains the files on Student Union financial matters. It includes financial statements, a copy of the students' union constitution, estimates, petitions, correspondence, budgets, and recommendations.

Ryerson Centre files

File contains the Ryerson Centre and Ryerson Union files. It includes correspondence, reports, memorandums, by-laws, a copy of the pre-programme study, proposals, and financial statements.

Personnel department files

File contains the personnel department documentation. It includes correspondence, vacancy notices, drafts, a questionnaire, and turnover statistics.

Nursing department files

File contains the Nursing Department's files. It includes correspondence, listings, publications, brochures, and special certificate course information.

Geodetic sciences program files

File contains records related to the Geodetic sciences program. It includes correspondence, programmes, memorandums, copies of the Surveyors Act, brochures, and meeting minutes.

Social Event files

File contains records on social events. It includes correspondence, memorandums, a photograph, invitations, schedules, clippings, a guest list, and brochures.

Technology Division files

File contains the Technology Division files. It includes correspondence, reports, memorandums, a copy of the Operating Engineers Act of 1965, programs, meeting minutes, publications, a sample certificate, a directory, and a program syllabus.

National Survival Institute files

File contains records related to the National Survival Institute. It includes newsletters, meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, proposals, notices, brochures, publications, plans, reports, surveys, and a poster.

University status for Ryerson Polytechnical Institute files

This file contains documentation relating to the school's efforts at achieving university status. The main documents are "Ryerson's Case for University Status", prepared by the Institute in June, 1991 and the Ontario Council of University Affairs' response (Advisory memorandum 91-VII) entitled "The Developmentof Ryerson Polytechnical Institute". Supporting correspondence and other records originating from the President's Office on this matter can also be found in this file.

Task Force on Fund Raising

File contains the Task Force on Fund Raising's records. It includes correspondence, brochures, a directory, proposals, reports, and meeting minutes.

Terry Grier documentation files

File contains Terry Grier's documentation files. It includes notices to the Ryerson Community, vacancy notices, flyers, a presidential budget statement, and a copy of a Ryerson insert that appeared in an issue of Maclean's magazine.

Dr. Brian Segal documentation files

File contains Dr. Brian Segal's documentation files. It includes vacancy notices, clippings, correspondence, closing remarks, plans, a memorandum of internal control, a curriculum vitae, and a management report.

Walter Pitman documentation files

File contains Walter Pitman's documentation files. It includes correspondence, memorandums, greeting cards, a list of the Ryerson media library motion picture and videotape holdings, proposals, position papers, programs, statements, agreements, publications, zero-base budgeting manuals, brochures, and a certificate. Also, there is specific correspondence related to the Standing Administration of Justice Committee, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and the Council of Ontario Universities.

Dr. Donald Mordell documentation files

File contains Dr. Donald Mordell's documentation files. It includes correspondence, memorandums, workshop information, proposals, speeches, statements, greeting cards, notes, drafts, reports, and a publication.

F. C. Jorgenson documentation files

File contains F. C. Jorgenson's documentation files. It includes memorandums, correspondence, a curriculum vitae, convocation documents from 1967 to 1969, policies, open letters, reports, the Ryerson Philosophy, drafts, programs, and a photograph.

Strategy Study on Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

As part of the requirements for successful completion of the MBA programme at York University, groups of students are required to study an organization and prepare a report on the its strategy and policy. Permission was granted by President Brian Segal for a group of students to study Ryerson. A copy of the final report was submitted to Ryerson.

Walker Johanson survey

File contains records related to the Walker Johanson survery. It includes the final summary report of the market research project and supplementary information.

President's office purchasing files

File contains the President's office purchasing files. It includes invoices, correspondence, purchase orders, purchase requisitions, rental orders, delivery slips, and memorandums.

President's Development Task Force

The President's Development Task Force was announced in December, 1975 by President Walter Pitman. Pitman declared that a series of task forces was necessary to develop "a whole battery of academic activities which would have positive financial implications for Ryerson while enabling us to serve society more fully. We also hope that this planning will help to convince the government that more generous funding should be forthcoming."Individual task forces under the umbrella Development Task Force include the following (numbers indicate collection record numbers for each task force, as arranged under the President's Office Group):
RG 12.35 Academic Planning
RG 12.37 Applied Research/Project Development
RG 12.40 Fund Raising
RG 12.75 Institute Services
RG 12.38 Instruct. Communications Equipment - Cyclical Replacement
RG 12.39 Internal Processes
RG 12.27 Learning Resources Centre
RG 12.21 Part-Time Studies
RG 12.18 Professional Development
RG 12.76 Ryerson-Generated Revenue
RG 12.36 Timetabling Procedures
A historical outline of the Development Task Force can be found in the first file folder RG 12.20

Wilfred Laurier University

File contains a certificate signed by President and Vice-Chancellor Robert Rosehart on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Victoria University

File contains a certificate signed by Chancellor Norman Frederick and President Paul W. Gooch on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Windsor

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Chancellor Edward Lumley and President and Vice-Chancellor Ross H. Paul on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Toronto

File contains a certificate signed by President David Naylor on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

L'Universite de Sudbury

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Chancellor LaCroix, and President Andrii Krawchuk on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Saskatchewan

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Chancellor W. T. (Tom) Molloy on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of New Brunswick

File contains a certificate signed by President and Vice-Chancellor John D. McLaughlin on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Universite de Montreal

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Rector Luc Vinet and the Secretary General on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Universite de Moncton

File contains a certificate signed by Recteur et vice-chancelier Yvon Fontaine on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Manitoba

File contains two letters, and a certificate signed by Chancellor William Norrie, and President and Vice-Chancellor Emoke J. E. Szathmary on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Lethbridge

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Chancellor Shirley DeBow, Board of Governor's Chair Terrance Royer, and President and Vice-Chancellor William H. Cade on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of King's College

File contains a certificate signed by President and Vice-Chancellor William Barker on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Guelph

File contains a certificate signed by President and Vice-Chancellor Alastair Summerlee on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Calgary

File contains a letter, and a certificate signed by Chancellor Joanne Cuthbertson and President Harvey P. Weingarten on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

University of Alberta

File contains a certificate signed by President Indira V. Samarasekera, Chancellor Eric P. Newell, and Board of Governor's Chair Brian Heidecker on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Trent University

File contains a congratulatory letter signed by Bonnie M. Patterson on the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Thompson Rivers University

File contains a certificate signed by Chancellor Nancy Greene Raine and President Roger H. Barnsley the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Simon Fraser University

File contains a certificate signed by Chancellor Brandt C. Louie and President H. Michael Stevenson the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

Saint Mary's University

File contains a certificate signed by Chancellor Brandt C. Louie and President H. Michael Stevenson the occasion of the installation of G. Raymond Chang as Chancellor.

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