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Lobby group says students forgotten by province - August 2015

New Brunswick Student Alliance says the province is falling behind when it comes to funding. More…

It’s time to look at higher education through a different lens - August 2015

We in higher education have been on the defensive lately, amid persistent and legitimate concerns about the rising cost of college education, its purpose and its value. More…

How not to run a university: The art of misdirection - August 2015

The most deleterious of the effects of Montalbano’s meddling will be on faculty and students who do not have the protection of tenure, creating a chilling effect on critical discourse. More…

How not to run a university: Intimidation, bullying and harassment at UBC - August 2015

UBC board of governors chair John Montalbano seems hell-bent on proving Jennifer Berdahl right. More…

Former Dal President still being paid - August 2015

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Tom Traves retirement package not unusual at Canadian universities - August 2015

Canadian Association of University Teachers says secrecy, corporate mindset behind generous deals. More…

UNB teachers’ union takes access to information commissioner to court over records - July 2015

The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers has taken the access to information and protection of privacy commissioner to court to get her to investigate why the university missed deadlines to turn over records.

At the heart of the dispute are thousands of pages of documents about the university’s internally restricted funds, a pool of money that totalled $112 million in 2014, according to a report from the University of New Brunswick. More...

Province can’t ignore student debt levels - July 2015

A new study of student debt in Canada recently made its way into local classrooms and living rooms alike. More… 

Debt a reality for today’s students, says New Brunswick Student Alliance - July 2014

Stephanie Gallant worked throughout her university studies to become a registered nurse: 20 to 30 hours a week during the school year, 40 or more during the summer. More…