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Chronological Dates

1919 Ursuline College is founded
1920 Classes begin at Brescia Hall, 556 Wellington Rd.
1920 M. St. Anne Lachance is Dean.
M. St. Michael Major is Registrar.
1923 First students graduate.
1925 College moves to 1285 Western Road.
1925 M. Bonaventure Klinkhammer is Registrar.
1930 M. Immaculate Dwyer is Dean
1931 M. Francis Clare Connor is Registrar.
1933 M. St. Anne Lachance is Dean and Registrar.
1936 Home Economics Department begins.
1938 M. Francis Clare Connor is Dean.
M Rosanna (Sr. Arleene Walker) is Registrar.
1939 M. St. James Hickey is Dean.
1945 M. Marie Rosier is Dean.
1947 M. St. James Hickey is Dean.
M. Ignatius Barron is Registrar.
1948 Baccalaureate ceremony moves to St. Peter’s Basilica.
1949 Holy Family wing is added to main building.
1954 Advisory Board is formed
M. Marina Stock is Registrar.
1956 M. Marie Rosier is Dean.
1961 Mary Manor residence is added.
1962 Beaver Foods begins catering.
1963 Ursuline College becomes Brescia College. 
M. St. James Memorial Arts Building opens.
 M. Dominica Dietrich is Dean.
1964 M. St. Paul (Sr. Marie Louise Janisse) is Registrar.
1965 Shuttle bus between Brescia and King’s College begins.
1969 Golden Jubilee is celebrated.
 Sr. Arleene Walker is Dean.
1970 Marie Rosier Wing opened.
1971 Mrs. E. M. Arnold is Registrar.
1974 Sr. Frances Ryan is Principal.
1976 Merici Wing is built.
1977 Sr. Dolores Kuntz becomes Principal.
1980 Brescia sponsors first Vietnamese refugee family.
1981 Sr. Corona Sharp receives UWO teaching award.
1982 Sr. Geraldine McCann lounge opened.             
1983 Marion Hawkins becomes Registrar.
1984 The Merici Wing is used for offices, two classrooms and a lounge.
1987 Two elevators are installed to meet the needs of disabled students.
1990 “The Circle” Women’s Centre moves to new quarters .
1992 Library catalogue and office records are computerized.
1994 Brescia’s Seventy-fifth anniversary is celebrated.
1995 Strategic Planning Committee begins work.
1996 Theresa Topic becomes Academic Dean.
1998 The Home Economics program is renamed Human Ecology.
1999  Beyond Brescia is established.
Council of Trustees is empowered and begins governing .
Clothing, Textile and Design stream of the Human Ecology Program is closed.
2000 Dr. Theresa Topic is installed as Principal.
2001 Brescia College is renamed Brescia University College.
Lorna Bowman becomes Academic Dean.
Marianne Simm is Registrar.
Award for Excellance in Teaching begins.
2002 CultureWorks Inc. locates at Brescia.
2003 South Wing, St. James Building opens.
2004 Academic Modules are introduced to curriculum planning
2006 Beryl Ivey library opens.
2007 Human Ecology Department is renamed Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences. The program is renamed Foods and Nutrition.
Masters Program in Food and Nutritional Sciences begins.
Anne Barnfield becomes Associate Academic Dean (Student Affairs)
Institute for Women in Leadership (iWIL) established.
2008 Dr. Colleen Hanycz becomes Principal of Brescia University College. Installation of Dr. Hanycz at the St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica.