January 1, 1981 :
The Department of Physical Resources is established with the consolidation of three existing departments:
Communications Engineering Services
Thus, the new department's responsibilities included new building construction, renovations to existing space, plumbing, heatiing, cooling, light and power, furniture inventories, and, services for computers, TV, audio, telephone, language labs, and projectors and screens [from Guide to Physical Resources Services, March 1981 ; RG 8.____.]
John Ezyk, head of Campus Planning, becomes Physical Resources Director
Dick Crichton, Associate Director - Plant Operations
George Hume, Associate Director - Planning
Kurt Mayer, Co-ordinator, Communications Engineering Services.
The section Communications Engineering Services (CES) departs Physical Resources and amalgamates with the Computing Centre to form a new department, Computing and Communications Services (CCS) with John Johnston as Director.
June 1, 1990 :
The Department of Physical Resources is divided into two departments :
Campus Planning and Construction, under Director George Hume
Physical Plant Operations, under Director Ron MacLean