Dating university waterloo
As a result of the controversy, Waterloo College's entire Department of Mathematics broke away from the College to join the newly established University of Waterloo, later joined by professors from the Economic, German, Modern Languages, and Russian departments.Despite this controversy, until 1960 Hagey hoped that a last-minute compromise between Waterloo College and the University could be achieved.Signed in a period of fiscal constraint, and when ageing library systems required replacing, the TUG agreement sought to integrate the library collections and services of the three universities.In 2001, the university announced that it would develop the Waterloo Research and Technology Park in the north campus.
In February 1995, the former president of the university, James Downey, signed the Tri-University Group (TUG) agreement between Wilfrid Laurier University, and the University of Guelph.
Hagey soon became aware of the steps undertaken by Mc Master University to make itself eligible for some provincial funding by establishing Hamilton College as a separate, non-denominational college affiliated with the university.
The academic structure of the Associated Faculties was originally focused on co-operative education in the applied sciences – largely built around the proposals of Ira Needles.
When Gerald Hagey assumed the presidency of Waterloo College in 1953, he made it his priority to procure the funds necessary to expand the institution.
While the main source of income for higher education in Ontario at the time was the provincial government, the Ontario government made it clear that it would not contribute to denominational colleges and universities.