Reginald Francis Stackhouse 6th Principal (1975-1982)

Biographical Sketch
Reginald Francis Stackhouse was born April 30th 1925 in Toronto. He was an undergraduate at the University of Toronto. He completed his courses in theology at Wycliffe in 1950, and proceeded to complete his PhD at Yale University. From 1950 to 1960 Stackhouse served both St Matthew’s Church, Islington and St John’s Church. He was appointed a professor at Wycliffe. In 1965 he became a member of the General Synod. He was elected MP for the 29th Parliament of Canada. In 1975 Stackhouse and his wife Margaret joined the Wycliffe community when he was named the next principal. Under Stackhouse the College celebrated its centennial and the Second Century Fund was implemented. Wycliffe College also became accredited. In 1985 Stackhouse retired. He returned to parliament and was elected for another term. In 1990 he had a term with the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Scope and Content Notes
Consists of general correspondence, reports, and minutes of meetings; as well as materials pertaining to academic affairs, Association of Theological School, Toronto School of Theology, and finances.
Note Area
Other materials relating to Stackhouse are located in the Appendix to Minutes of the Wycliffe College Council and Board of Trustees.