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Early Pioneers 19 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