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History of Dalhousie University

A guide for researching the history of Dalhousie University

Key Facts

  • The College of Continuing Education (CCE) was created in 2003
  • It is an amalgamation of several historically separate institutions, including Henson College, Dalhousie's Institute of Public Affairs (IPA), the Henson Centre, and the Office of Part Time Studies of Extension
  • Public Affairs, the second quarterly published by Dalhousie, was created by IPA founder Lothar Richter
  • The College's Transition Year Program (TYP) began in 1970 to increase the access and the successful participation of Black and Aboriginal students at Dalhousie University
  • The CCE currently has more than 250 instructors from a variety of backgrounds