Who was Dr. John Archer

Dr. John Archer was appointed as the first president of the University of Regina in 1974. In 1970, Dr. Archer was appointed Principal of the Regina Campus, then part of the University of Saskatchewan. Previously, Dr. Archer held positions with the Saskatchewan Provincial Library and served as Saskatchewan Legislative Librarian, Assistant Clerk of the Saskatchewan Legislature and Saskatchewan Provincial Archivist. He was director of libraries at McGill University, and associate professor of history at Queen’s University.

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