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Gwenna Moss fonds

Media Type: 
Textual record
Call Number / Archival Reference Number: 
MG 309
STEM Field: 
Home Economics
Agriculture
Description: 

This fonds contains materials relating to Moss's career with the University, with particular emphasis on issues surrounding local and international issues relating to the role of women; to teaching in an academic environment; and to continuing education and extension activities.

Biography/Administrative History: 

Gwenna Mary Moss was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 11 June 1937. She earned her BSc (Home Economics) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1959; and from 1959 to 1966, was employed as an extension specialist assisting specifically with 4-H and home economics programs. She left to pursue graduate education, and received both her MSc (1968) and PhD (1970) from the University of Wisconsin, majoring in extension education. From 1969-1971, Moss was first an Instructor, then Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Exension Education at the University of Wisconsin. In July 1971 Moss returned to the University of Saskatchewan as Associate Professor in Extension. She took a leave in 1975 to work on a CIDA-funded project in Ghana. Moss was named Dean of the College of Home Economics in 1982, and in 1986, she became Associate Vice-president (Academic) and served as Acting Vice-president (Academic) from 1990-1991.

Date(s): 
1946-2003
Extent: 
1.2 m of textual records
Province: 
SK
Hosting Institution: 
University of Saskatchewan
Collection Contact: 
ua.sc@usask.ca
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