Principals of Hawkesbury Agricultural College, Richmond were: John Low Thompson (1891-1897), George Valder (1897-1902), Henry William Potts (1902-1920), Ethelbert Ambrook Southee (1921-1954), Harry R Richardson (1954-1961) and Bernard Doman (1961-1971). Dr Graham Swain was principal from 1972 until 1988, when the college became the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Campus and was its chief executive until his retirement in 1993. The university is now known as Western Sydney University.
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Stable Square was designed by architect Walter Liberty Vernon in 1896 to house the draught horses which werea necessary part of agricultural training courses offered at the college.