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Previous Articles on PSE - 2013
Recognition - November 2013
Profs. honoured for contribution
UNB grads at forefront of bionic technology - November 2013
FREDERICTON - Two graduates of the University of New Brunswick have started marketing cutting-edge technology that harnesses the power of the human mind to help amputees control artificial limbs.
Be accountable for public funds - November 2013
The Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations, which represents university professors, has come out against the provincial government's offer of expanded long term funding for public universities because it is conditional upon universities demonstrating financial accountability.
Funding proviso troubles faculty president - November 2013
The provincial government’s new deal for public universities could end up hurting their independence and academic freedom, says a group representing professors.
The provincial government has announced sustainable and predictable university funding and stable tuition levels for students
Tuition fee hikes capped at three per cent - October 2013
Public universities in New Brunswick will be able to increase tuition by up to three per cent for the next three years as part of a funding model announced by the Department of Post-econdary Education, Training and Labour.
St. Thomas University and the Provincial Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour have established a new five-year tuition fee schedule.
When Frank Mc-Kenna was asked to push Robert (Bob) Kenny's wheelchair across the stage so he could receive his honorary degree from St. Thomas University, the former premier said he didn't give it a second thought before saying yes.
Comment: Unionization of Professors Inevitable - October 2013
We usually picture university professors as individuals: lecturing in classrooms, debating in seminars, or working on their research.
University is not about the subject, but about education - October 2013
Build up our university - October 2013
Just as Belgium had their Dupond and Dupont duo, Université de Moncton now has the Raymond Raymond duo with Raymond Théberge as rector and Raymond Lanteigne as president of the Board of Governors.
Three for three - October 2013
In our view: Jody Carr's new portfolio is in dire need of his attention.
Carr keen to take on new portfolio - September 2013
The province's new minister of Post-secondary Education, Training and Labour says the provincial job strategy and university funding will be his top priorities over the course of his mandate.
Dear undergrads: Your degree was never intended to land you a job - September 2013
Dear Applicant: Thank you for your letter inquiring about positions in our economics department. At this time, we have no openings.
Universities educate, employers train - September 2013
The trajectory of most individuals in their education and careers is seldom linear.
Blame Your Unemployment On the Job Market, Not Universities - September 2013
The idea that universities are somehow not doing what we want them to do has become a popular trope in the editorial pages.
MPHEC: Students in Maritime universities see tuition fees rise - September 2013
UNIVERSITÉ DE MONCTON IS AT CENTRE OF A STORM - July 2013
It is often and rightly said that Université de Moncton is the most important Acadian institution when it comes to fostering the overall development of our community.
Concerns for students raised - July 2013
A group representing New Brunswick university professors is raising questions about whether the institutions need to do more to help international students succeed.
Innovation has a pricetag – June 29 2013
Savoie issued a challenge to all New Brunswickers to engage in a "critical debate - at a crucial time" and urged the media to facilitate public discussions on the future of our province.
Jasrene Padman is one who got away.
The advantages of comprehensive education – May 15 2013
Can New Brunswick afford the loss of its only anglophone comprehensive university?
Universities will not receive funding increase from the province.
Questioning Government's Commitment on Innovation - April 2013
Budget Zero increase in province's university and college operating grants has educators concerned.
Universities brace for lean budget - March 2013
Universities fear funding cuts could lead to big tuition hikes.
Universities, colleges and the innovation agenda - March 2013
New Brunswick needs to create new wealth and new opportunities.
Streamlining academia in Alberta – March 28 2013
Universities fear a loss of control as the province demands they review programs and make transfers between schools easier.
Young adults really do have it tougher – March 26 2013
Prosperity has left young adults in the dust.
Universities feel the squeeze – March 11 2013
As Canada emerged from recession, many vote-conscious governments at first tried to shelter education funding from the worst of spending cuts as they manoeuvred to cut deficits.
Resigning VP not being replaced - Feb 28 2013
UNB Expects Another Round Of Cuts – Feb 25 2013
The president of the University of New Brunswick says he’s expecting the university will have to cut at least $3 million from its budget in 2013-14.
University student leaders say the provincial government could encourage more graduates to live and work in New Brunswick without further damaging its troubled finances.
Crandall University drops request for city funding – Feb 5 2013
The week university (as we know it) ended – Jan 27 2013
The big three companies that provide the technology of free online learning – Coursera, Udacity and edX – are all present at Davos, and are jubilant in and out of sessions.
The strong bond between Mali and Moncton – Jan 19 2013
Konate is the recruiter, selling Moncton and its university as a safe place of learning to the children of the elite of Mali.
The Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations is the voice of university faculty and academic librarians across the province. We seek to advance our members’ professional interests and to improve the quality of our education system.
The FNBFA represents 1,800 regular and contract academics through its six member associations.