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however, Rob Prichard put all his energy into the competition,
even going so far as to meet the bus carrying the site committee
on its inspection visit. And he committed the University to
providing a purpose-built building on the site at 222 College
Street that has become the Fields Institute’s home.
Jerrold Marsden, first Director of the Fields Institute, at the
Institute opening reception at Langdon Hall, 1992.
Although it is impossible to establish the date of birth for
the Fields Institute, it is easier to identify its many midwives.
Foremost among these is Bill Shadwick, who tirelessly
promoted the idea wherever he went and insisted upon certain