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Provincial Budget 2017-2018 — The FNBFA is disappointed by the lack of information provided in the provincial budget: The government keeps universities waiting - February 2017

The Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations (FNBFA) laments the fact that the government has missed the offered opportunity with the unveiling of its 2017-2018 budget to demonstrate its commitment to public universities and the prosperity of the province. More…

CAUT - President’s message / A tale of two conferences - January 2017

https://www.caut.ca/bulletin/2017/01/presidents-message-tale-two-conferences

Response to the blog posts by Alex Usher from November 29 and December 2, 2016 - January 2017

First, we would like to point out that the comparisons of Canadian universities that Mr. Usher has made do not include universities in New Brunswick. More... / November 29 / December 2

Government will seek predictable-funding agreements with publicly-funded universities - January 2017

The provincial government announced today that it will seek agreements with publicly-funded universities to fund pilot projects and commit to four-year predictability in both tuition for students and funding provided by government. More...

Students launch complaint against province over bursary program - January 2017

Three students have filed notice they intend to sue the New Brunswick government over its Tuition Access Bursary program, which they say violates the rights of students at private colleges and universities, who aren't eligible for help. More…

Letter to the Minister of Finance - 2017-2018 pre-budget consultations - December 2016

The FNBFA requests that the Government of New Brunswick reverse its freeze on public university operating grants as stipulated in its 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 budgets. More…

Government should make better use of faculty expertise - December 2016

The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network recently hosted its annual GovMaker Conference on open government, a concept that strives for higher levels of transparency, stronger mechanisms for public engagement and scrutiny, and greater citizen participation. More…

Make it fair for contract academic staff - October 2016

Improving working conditions for contract academic staff is the theme for this year’s Fair Employment Week that is now on until October 28th, 2016. More…

Province looks to offer more students free tuition - October 2016

New Brunswick’s Liberal government will likely expand its free tuition program as soon as Ottawa announces an increase to its student grant program. More…

Universities should be places to search for the truth, not jobs - October 2016

Higher education has lost its way. More…