Canberra University College structure

The Canberra University College (CUC) was established in 1930 in association with the University of Melbourne to provide undergraduate university education in Canberra. In late 1960, the CUC amalgamated with the Australian National University to become the School of General Studies within the University.

Chairman

  • Sir Robert Garran, 1930-1953
  • Dr Bertram Thomas Dickson, 1954-1960

Council

  • Board of Diplomatic Studies, 1944-c1947
  • Board of Studies, 1948-1960
  • Library Committee, 1951-1960
  • Buildings and Grounds Committee, 1955-1960
  • Finance and Staff Committee, 1955-1960
  • Joint Committee of the Council and the Board of Studies on the Development of the College, 1955-1960

Principal

Professor Herbert Burton, 1948-1960

Registrar

Thomas Owen, 1939-1960

Senior teaching and research staff

In its early days the College relied on part-time teaching staff. This list includes only full-time staff who were head of their discipline.

Subject College head

Botany

Professor Lindsay Pryor, 1958-1960

Chemistry

Professor Neville Hambly, 1958-1960

Classics

Dr Leslie Allen, 1930-1952

Associate Professor Kay Masterman, 1955-1960

Economics

Stanley Solomon, 1933-1935

David Taylor, 1936-1941

Douglas Anderson, 1944-1947

John Wilson, 1946-1947

Professor Burgess Cameron (Applied Economics), 1946-1960

Professor Herbert Burton (Economic History), 1948-1960

Professor Heinz Arndt (Economics and Commerce), 1950-1960

English

Dr Leslie Allen, 1930-1952

Professor Alec Hope, 1950-1960

Geology

Professor David Brown, 1958-1960

History

Norman Richmond, 1944-1948

Professor Manning Clark, 1949-1960

Law

Professor John Fleming, 1949-1950

Mathematics

Professor Frederick Atkinson, 1955-1960

Modern Languages

Jeffrey Haydon, 1930-1952

Professor Derek Scales, 1952-1960

Oriental Studies

Professor Hans Bielenstein, 1952-1960

Pacific Studies

Tom Moore, 1945-1954 (then Australian Literature 1955-1960)

Philosophy

Quentin Gibson, 1945-1960

Professor Kurt Baier, 1956-1960

Physics

Professor David Dunbar, 1958-1960

Political Science

Robert Parker, 1946-1947

Professor Fin Crisp, 1949-1960

Psychology

Patrick Pentony, 1949-1960

Professor Cecil Gibb, 1955-1960

Statistics

Professor Edward Hannan, 1958-1960

Zoology

Professor James Smyth, 1958-1960