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In Memoriam, 2018-2019

Robert Harold Blackburn, died in his 101st year on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Chief Librarian where he served a distinguished career from 1954-81 David Booth (d December 20, 2018) Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, OISE Meyer Brownstone (June 26, 1922-April 3, 2019) Professor and director of Political Economy (U of T); Professor of Environmental … Read More

In Memoriam, 2018-2019

David Booth (d December 20, 2018) Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, OISE Meyer Brownstone (June 26, 1922-April 3, 2019) Professor and director of Political Economy (U of T); Professor of Environmental Studies (York U) Donald Adam Burwash (May 20, 1930-November 16, 2018) Volunteer in the Senior College office on McCaul St. for over four … Read More

Senior College Book Club

Chair: David Milne Attention Bookworms! Senior College has launched a new dedicated bookclub for fellows and external fellows for 2019-2020 . The book program, encompassing both fiction and non-fiction works, was developed by David Milne drawing on suggestions from fellows. The program inset shows the range and breadth of the reading, and the informed leadership … Read More

Senior College Excursions 2019

One of the benefits accruing to Fellows and External Fellows is the opportunity to participate in Senior College excursions, which occur about once a month. These intimate events, with an enrolment limit of roughly two dozen, are often visits to laboratories, but as you can see in the descriptions of recent ones, involve much else … Read More

Previous Colloquiums and Reports

Colloquium Reports for Fall 2021: Report on Is the existence of privileged groups essential to the functioning of societies? October 21, 2021 Chair: Daphne Maurer Colloquium Reports for Winter 2019: January 17 at 2 PM: The Future of Retirement Chair and organizer: Peter Russell Colloquium Reports for Fall 2018: Report on the Senior College Colloquium … Read More

Principal’s Message

Welcome to Senior College’s website. As you will see, the College offers a rich program of activities for University of Toronto academic retirees, as well as retirees from other colleges and universities and educational institutions. We are entering into our 12th year of activities following our founding in 2009 by a group of retired faculty … Read More

Benefits for Fellows of Senior College

Membership in Faculty Club, U of T, with associated benefits Spouses can be External Fellows Weekly seminars (no charge) with multidisciplinary fellowship Lunch options, Faculty Club Can attend monthly colloquia, annual symposium Book Club Summer lunches and discussion, Faculty Club Arranged field and cultural trips Small research grants for projects News bulletin, monthly alerts, scholars … Read More