Founders College

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Founders College

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Founders was the first college established on the main campus of York University, opening in September 1965. The College is affiliated with the Faculty of Arts with special attention paid to the disciplines of Anthropology, French Studies, History, Psychology and Women 's Studies. In addition, the college offers a number of course in the college tutorial programme and is part of the Inter-College Curriculum programme. The college contains the Arthur Haberman Art Gallery, the Nellie Langford Rowell Library and the Office of the University Advisor on the Status of Women. It has a residence building made up of seven houses, each named after a member of the Group of Seven.


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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.




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