Principal David Lloyd Johnston,|
David Johnstonís Installation was held at the Theatre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts, on February 8, 1979. It was the first installation held off campus as a separate ceremony. There were approximately 1,000 invited guests, including Mayor Jean Drapeau among the 200 dignitaries on stage, and representatives of 50 North American universities. The Montreal Gazette ran a story on the installation ceremony on February 9 under the title "Pomp reigns at installation of principal."
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Please note the presence of the 1852 Charter and Seal on stage in the top row photographs.