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York University Toronto

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Founding Date:
1959

Motto:
Tentanda via

Team:
Lions

Enrollment:
47,000

Official Website:
http://www.yorku.ca/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Malin Akerman
Actor
12-May-1978   The Heartbreak Kid
Teri Austin
Actor
17-Apr-1957   Jill Bennett on Knots Landing
Maurizio Bevilacqua
Politician
1-Jun-1960   Canadian MP, Vaughan
Jerry Ciccoritti
Film Director
5-Aug-1956   The Life Before This
Marshall A. Cohen
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Molson, 1988-96
Stacey Farber
Actor
25-Aug-1987   Ellie Nash on Degrassi
Melyssa Ford
TV Personality
7-Nov-1976   BET personality
Bruce LaBruce
Film Director
3-Jan-1964   The Raspberry Reich
Jack Layton
Politician
18-Jul-1950 22-Aug-2011 Leader of Canada's NDP
Jay Manuel
TV Personality
14-Aug-1972   Judge, America's Next Top Model
Rachel McAdams
Actor
17-Nov-1978   The Notebook
Alan G. McNally
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Harris Bank, 1993-2002
John McNee
Diplomat
c. 1951   Canadian Ambassador to the UN
Steven Mithen
Archaeologist
16-Oct-1960   After the Ice
Gordon O'Connor
Politician
18-May-1939   Canadian Minister of Defence
Zoie Palmer
Actor
28-Oct-1977   Lauren on Lost Girl
Peaches
Electronic Musician
11-Nov-1966   Fatherfucker
Victoria Pratt
Actor
18-Dec-1970   Shalimar Fox on Mutant X
John Richels
Business
c. 1950   President of Devon Energy
Trish Stratus
Wrestling
18-Dec-1975   100% Stratusfaction Guaranteed
Belinda Stronach
Politician
2-May-1966   Canadian MP, Newmarket-Aurora
Scott Thompson
Actor
12-Jun-1959   The Kids in the Hall
Laura Vandervoort
Actor
22-Sep-1984   Sadie Harrison on Instant Star

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Margaret Atwood
Author
18-Nov-1939   The Handmaid's Tale
Ed Broadbent
Politician
21-Mar-1936   Leader of Canada's NDP, 1975-89
Antony Flew
Philosopher
11-Feb-1923 8-Apr-2010 British Libertarian philosopher
Gabriel Kolko
Historian
17-Aug-1932   Century of War
Michael Ondaatje
Novelist
12-Sep-1943   The English Patient
H. Michael Stevenson
Educator
1953   President of Simon Fraser University, 2000-10
James Tenney
Composer
10-Aug-1934 24-Aug-2006 A History of 'Consonance' and 'Dissonance'

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marshall A. Cohen
Business
c. 1935   CEO of Molson, 1988-96
Lorna R. Marsden
Educator
6-Mar-1942   President of York University, 1997-2007
Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
15-Aug-1925 24-Dec-2007 Maharajah of the keyboard
H. Michael Stevenson
Educator
1953   President of Simon Fraser University, 2000-10
Robert H. Winters
Politician
18-Aug-1910 10-Oct-1969 Canadian Minister of Trade, 1966-68


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