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Whittingham, Ken
KW2 · Person · 1950-

Ken Whittingham attended Loyola College and worked on its weekly newspaper, the Loyola News, first as a reporter in 1967, then as desk and news editor in 1968-69, and associate editor in 1969-70. He became editor-in-chief in the fall of 1970. He graduated with a BA (Cum Laude) in Political Science in 1971.

From 1970 to 1979 he worked for the Montreal Star as a reporter and re-write editor covering the fields of education, health and social services. From 1978 to 1980, he was subsequently the Québec and Canadian correspondent for Washington D.C’s Chronicle of Higher Education. As such, he edited a weekly column on political, scientific and research developments and wrote articles about university and junior college education. During that period he also taught political science courses in the Continuing Education Department at Dawson College and worked as a story editor for CBC television Public Affairs programs. In 1980 he became a Public Relations Officer at McGill University, leaving in 1982 to join Concordia University’s Public Relations department as Assistant Director.

Ken Whittingham was named Concordia’s Public Relations Interim Director in 1984 and became Director in 1987. He developed marketing and communications strategies and co-chaired several key committees that oversaw the university’s communications and public relations activities.

After leaving Concordia in 1996, Whittingham became the Director of Communications and Research at Development and Peace, a position he held for ten years. In 1997, he received the Distinguished Service Award at Concordia’s Alumni Recognition Awards Banquet for his ongoing commitment to the Concordia Alumni Association and to the University.

Since 2006, he has been the Communications Officer at the McGill University Faculty of Engineering.

  • Ken Whittingham received a Distinguished Service Award from the Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA) at their Alumni Recognition Awards banquet held January 30, 1997.
Wilkins, Robert N.
RNW1 · Person · 1947-

Robert N. Wilkins was born in Montreal in 1947. He graduated from Sir George Williams University in 1969 (BA) and was a high school history teacher in Montreal for 35 years. In retirement, he was initially a regular contributor to the Westmount Examiner, and later a columnist for The Gazette (“Looking Back” and "Montreal Diary” pages). He is the author of Montreal 1909 (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue: Shoreline, 2017). Using extracts from the 1909 editions of The Montreal Star and his own comments, he gave in this book a fascinating day-by-day account of the fast-growing Montreal during the Edwardian era (1900-1910).

Williams, Jonathan
JW1 · Person · March 8, 1929-March 16, 2008

Jonathan Chamberlain Williams was born in Asheville, North Carolina on March 8, 1929 to Thomas Benjamin and Georgette Williams. He grew up in Washington, DC. Williams was an American poet, artist, and publisher. He studied Art History at Princeton University and painting with Karl Knaths at Phillips Memorial Gallery in 1949. He attended the Chicago Institute of Design and Black Mountain College from 1951 to 1956. Williams was a member of the U.S. Army Medical Corps between 1952 and 1954. In 1951, he founded Jargon Books (later Jargon Society Inc.) together with David Ruff. He was its executive director, editor, publisher, and designer. Williams died in Highlands, North Carolina on March 16, 2008.

Wolfe, Roy
RW6 · Person · [19-?]