William (Bill) Gough joined the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences in 1993 at UTSC and has since served in a number of administrative positions as well including as the Vice Principal Academic and Dean Bill describes his early educational journey and the benefit of co-operative education, that led him to ultimately to UTSC as a faculty member. He touches on his early memories of UTSC, including his teaching experiences and limited classroom technology, the Scarborough community and the demographics of the campus, the shifts brought about by the double cohort in the early 2000s, and the relationship between UTSC and St. George campus including the introduction of graduate programs at UTSC. Bill also draws on his administrative experience to comment on the governance of the university and the professionalization of administration.

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Researcher: Christine Berkowitz
Date: December 3, 2019