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Royal College of Science and Technology

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Presumably previously called the Royal Technical College

1959 Sir David Anderson retired as principal; he was replaced by Dr S. C. Curran FRS[1]

1961 Murray's committee recommended that the RCST should merge with the Scottish College of Commerce to become a university.

1962 The name chosen for the new institution was the University of Strathclyde; Curran was its first principal and vice-chancellor.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 25, 1959