President Barnhart to speak on Great War

Media are invited to attend a lecture delivered by Interim President Gordon Barnhart as part of the U of S commemoration of the centennial of the Great War, 100 years after it took place.

Tuesday, March 3

4 pm

Convocation Hall

105 Administration Place

U of S Campus

Barnhart's lecture focuses on Edmund Oliver, a faculty member at the U of S who was appointed the principal of Presbyterian College, before he joined the war effort in 1916 as a World War I chaplain. In 1917, the University of Vimy Ridge was established for Canadian forces in France, with Oliver as president.

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Jennifer Thoma

Media Relations

University of Saskatchewan

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