Andrew Stewart (economist)

Andrew Stewart (January 18, 1904 – July 14, 1990) was a Canadian academic and economist.

Andrew Stewart
President of the University of Alberta
In office
Preceded byRobert Newton
Succeeded byWalter H. Johns
Personal details
Born(1904-01-18)January 18, 1904
Edinburgh, Scotland
DiedJuly 14, 1990(1990-07-14) (aged 86)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Alma materUniversity of Manitoba
East of Scotland College of Agriculture
OccupationProfessor, academic administrator

Early life edit

Stewart was born in Scotland and educated at the East of Scotland College of Agriculture and University of Manitoba.[1]

Career edit

Stewart served as president of the University of Alberta from 1950 to 1959. Stewart was previously a professor of political economy, director of the school of commerce, and dean of business affairs at the university. From 1959 to 1969, he was chair of the Board of Broadcast Governors (predecessor to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission), and served in this capacity as host of the 14th Canadian Film Awards in 1962. He was also one of the founders of the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "University of Alberta: People".
  2. ^ "University of Alberta: Andrew Stewart (1950-1959)".

External links edit

University of Alberta biography