McLaughlin College

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McLaughlin College

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McLaughlin College was established in 1968, the fourth college on the York University campus. It is associated with the Faculty of Arts on campus and several student associations representing students in academic departments (Economics, Labour Studies, Political Science, Public Policy) are located at McLaughlin. The College emphasizes public policy is its broadest sense as an area of interest. To this end symposia, guest lectures and conferences on public policy themes are sponsored by the College through the Public Policy Programme. The College is also host to several research centres and external bodies including the Refugee Documentation Centre, the Canadian Council for Social Development and the Research Programme in International and Strategic Studies. The College is administered by a Master assisted by a Senior Tutor and a Resident Tutor. Fellows of the College include University faculty members as well as representatives of business,government, politics and the arts. The College Council is an elected student body which provides social activities and administers student recreational services in the College. The College residence is named Tatham Hall after a former Master, George Tathum. It is co-educational and has an active student Residence Council.


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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.




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