The Religious Centre opens

The Religious Centre opens

1968

Religious Centre with University Offices at left The churches had argued for a religious centre, with a chaplain and a library, but the Professorial Board decided a chair in comparative religion would be more appropriate. Matheson held hope that the religious centre would be a symbol of a united university community but by the time it opens in June, that unity is being sorely tested, as protesting students gathered in ever-larger numbers in the forum in front of the new centre.