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Roper, Cecil E.

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Roper, Cecil E.

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Other form(s) of name

  • Roper, E.C.

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Description area

Dates of existence

History

An Advisory Council, made up of of industry executives, recruited E. Cecil Roper from the Faculty of Commerce at UBC as the first Principal of BCIT. Roper, trained as a mining engineer, had earned an MBA after 20 years in the mining industry. Well connected to the world of B.C. industry, and equally well connected at UBC, Roper was able to attract faculty and staff from both arenas to work and volunteer for BCIT in its earliest days.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

First Principle of BCIT 1962-1967.

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF)

Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2014-11-26

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Maintenance notes

C. McLellan, 2014-11-26