File: Quinquennial Estimates 1967-72

Scope and Content

Papers relating to financial estimates for the five year period from 1967 to 1972 and submission to the UGC. These include proposals for academic development, statements by individual departments, correspondence with the UGC regarding allocation of funding for building work and their visits to the Institute, and figures relating to the forecast of student numbers. The file contains a document with statement by Principal Bowden outlining the Institute's programme for building work planned during the next quinquennium including new buildings for Chemistry, Optics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Social Sciences, although emphasises the need for possible revision of plans during a time of funding restrictions. Further proposals included the expansion of short courses for industrialists, establishment of department of industrial education and collaboration with other institutions.