Life on Campus / Spring 2010
Wisdom Windows

Massey College honours Rose Wolfe and Ursula Franklin


New windows in Massey college honour Rose Wolfe and Professor Emerita Ursula Franklin. Photo by Salim Bamakhrama.

Chancellor Emerita Rose Wolfe and Professor Emerita Ursula Franklin were recently honoured by Massey College: windows were installed in the Upper Library to celebrate their contributions to the college.

Franklin, a metallurgist who taught in U of T’s department of material science and engineering, is a senior fellow at Massey College. She was the first woman at the university to be designated a University Professor, in 1984.

Rose Wolfe (BA 1938 UC, DIP SW 1939) served as chancellor of U of T from 1991 to 1997, and established the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair in Holocaust Studies. She is a senior fellow and visitor emerita at Massey.

The stained-glass windows, shown in close-up above, have been dubbed Wisdom Windows. They were created by Canadian glass artist Sarah Hall.


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