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Headlines for May 27, 2019

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 27 2019

Windsor Star
University of Windsor chooses Robert Gordon as new president

Gordon is the current provost and vice-president of academic at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Globe & Mail
Opinion: On campus, unpopular views also deserve a platform

Although the stated functions of free speech are all related, the pursuit of truth is arguably the most important in higher education.

Regina Leader-Post
Former U of S president’s lawsuit allowed to proceed; Busch-Vishniac ordered to put money in trust to dissuade concerns of defendants

Busch-Vishniac’s lawyer argues that the board members acted outside of their role as board members and can be sued.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Time to raise the bar on Canada’s innovation agenda

Recent cuts to innovation funding by the Ontario government send mixed messages about the importance of innovation to the province’s economy.

Global News
UNB professors fear alleged ‘white nationalist’ colleague may tarnish university’s reputation

More than 30 professors from the University of New Brunswick say they’re banding together and sending a message that discrimination of any kind has no place at the University of New Brunswick.

Global News
Calgary post-secondary institutions work to address sexual violence on campus

The University of Calgary hosted an expert panel on Friday discussing sexual violence at post-secondary schools.

CBC News
Professor fights University of Regina in court to unveil sources of oil and gas research money

Emily Eaton wants to know who’s giving and getting research money into resource extraction.

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