Previous Articles on PSE - 2015

We can’t ignore the warning signs on U.S. campuses - December 2015

In 2014, University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Harlan Reynolds published a provocative book about U.S. universities, The Education Apocalypse: How It Happened and How to Survive It. More…

Performance-based funding concerns faculty federation, university officials - December 2015

The head of a group representing university faculty unions across the provinces says he has questions and concerns about the idea of moving toward a performance-based funding model for New Brunswick’s public universities. More…

Excluding Academics Sent Wrong Message - December 2015

If you were putting together a working group to discuss expectations for the health-care system, who would you include? More…

University presidents, students excluded from provincial working group - December 2015

When the Department of PostSecondary Education, Training and Labour created a working group to talk about expectations for higher education in New Brunswick, university presidents weren’t invited. More…

UNB Legal Fees Exceed Spending Of Other NB Universities - December 2015

The UNB legal fees analysis for 2014-2015 shows that the university spent $1,022,998 in legal issues in the last academic year.  More…

Nova Scotia university teachers decry administration 'opacity' - November 2015

'Organizations like ours to have to become detectives about our own institutions’. More…

Nova Scotia auditor general says oversight of student progress is lacking - November 2015

Michael Pickup's report also says there is 'no accountability' for provincial grants to universities. More…

Universities vs. colleges is a false dichotomy - November 2015

The debate on the outcomes for university versus college/trade graduates has been quietly simmering for the past few years. More…

Clock is ticking for education plan - November 2015

The Good Food Gathering attracted a decent crowd on the weekend. More…