Rev. William C. McInnes, S.J. is talking with a faculty member while crossing the street in front of Canisius Hall (not in photo). In the background are (left to right) Gonzaga, Campion, and Loyola Halls. This street no longer exists as seen here, but was later redesigned to include spacious lawn areas and walking paths.
Rev. William C. McInnes, S.J. was the President of Fairfield University from 1963-1973. During his tenure, the Graduate School of Corporate and Political Communication opened in 1970; women were admitted to all undergraduate programs and the undergraduate School of Nursing admitted its first class in 1970; and the Center for Lifetime learning offered its first courses and the University graduated its first class of women in 1973. Image date is approximate.
Photographic print; black-and-white; 8 x 10 in.
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"Rev. William C. McInnes, S.J., President of Fairfield University, and others crossing street." 1968. Image Archive. Fairfield University Archives and Special Collections. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/image-archive/28.