William C. (Bill) Winegard

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About the Interviewee: 
Pres. U of Guelph 1968- 1976. MP for Guelph 1984-1993. Canada 's first Federal Minister of Science
Abstract: 
Dr. Bill Winegard was the second president of the University of Guelph, serving from 1967 to 1975. Prior to coming to Guelph, he was Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the U of T, his alma mater. He guided the new University through a period of major expansion, establishing the base from which the University developed into a leading institution. It was also a time of social unrest.    
     
In the interview, Dr. Winegard talks of the trials and rewards of his tenure as President. Following retirement, he became the Progressive Conservative MP for Guelph-Wellington and served as the first federal Minister of Science from 1988 to 1993.
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Other
Interview Date: 
Monday, November 16, 1998
Interviewer: 
D. Murray Brown
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340112