Important News:

January 17, 2017

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. David W. Strangway, president of GAC 1978-79, GAC Council Member 1975-80, Logan Medallist 1984, Distinguished Fellow and Distinguished Member in 1995. Among his other career highlights: Dr. Strangway was the only person to be president of both the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto; he was Chief of the geophysics branch of NASA in the 1970s; and he was founding President of Quest University.

For obituaries highlighting the life and career of Dr. David Strangway, please see:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/former-ubc-president-david-strangway-dies/article33322319/
and
http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/former-ubc-president-david-strangway-dead-at-82

Dr. Strangway’s own website also provides insight into the former GAC president: http://davidstrangway.com/index.

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