Philip Baxter


Philip Baxter

Sir John Philip Baxter KBE (7 May 1905 – 5 September 1989), better known as Philip Baxter, was the second vice-chancellor of the University of New South Wales between 1950 and 1969. Under his administration, the University grew from its technical college roots into the 'fastest growing and most rapidly diversifying tertiary institution in Australia'. [cite web|url=http://www.recordkeeping.unsw.edu.au/About/vice-chancellor.html#baxter|title=The Vice-Chancellors of the University of New South Wales Exhibition|publisher=UNSW Records & Archives Office|language=English|accessdate=2008-07-02] Philip Baxter College is named in his honour.

References

[http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/aasmemoirs/baxter.htm Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs of Deceased Fellows] , accessed 2008-07-02


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