Monday, January 20, 2014

Rochdale College, Toronto, ON, Canada's First Open University

The Globe and Mail published a number of photographs of Rochdale College on November 8, 2013, Canada's first open university.  The institution operated from 1968-1975.

A fascinating web-based Rochdale Museum provides links to an array of photos and other resources.

New and used copies of Rochdale: The Runaway College by David Sharpe can be purchased.

Dream Tower, a documentary by Ron Mann is available on DVD for $16.

There are also a number of videos on YouTube featuring interviews and news reports from the period.