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William G. Saywell was born on 1936, is a historian. Discover William G. Saywell's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 87 years old?

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In 1999, Saywell was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. A few years later, he joined the Board of Directors of Palcan Fuel Cells Ltd. In 2009, Simon Fraser University formally named their new arts and social sciences complex Saywell Hall.


After earning his PhD, he joined the faculty of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto. In 1983, Saywell was offered a position as president of Simon Fraser University. During his tenure as SFU's longest-serving president, he helped initiate the development of SFU's downtown Vancouver campus and increased gender equality in SFU's hiring practices. Upon the end of his term as president in 1993, Saywell was named president and chief executive officer of the Asia Pacific Foundation. The next year, he was named a Member of the Order of British Columbia.


In 1970, once Canada and China established diplomatic relations, Saywell became the first "resident Sinologist" at Canada's embassy in Beijing.


William George Gabriel Saywell (born 1936) is a Canadian historian. He is the former president and Vice-Chancellor of Simon Fraser University

Saywell was born in 1936 in Regina, Saskatchewan to parents John Ferdinand Tupper Saywell and Vera Marguerite Saywell, alongside his elder brother John Saywell. In 1937, the family moved to British Columbia as his father had received a job position to become Lake Cowichan first high school principal. He attended the University of Toronto (U of T) for his Bachelor of Arts, Master's degree, and PhD. While in his second year at U of T, Saywell enrolled in a course called "the Far East" which sparked his interest China and Japan.