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Headlines for May 31, 2019

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAY 31 2019

CTV Atlantic
Views of UNB professor draw growing concerns from faculty

The university is reviewing allegations against a professor for allegedly promoting racist arguments about immigration

Vancouver Sun
B.C. developer awards first wave of scholarships from $50-million fund

Ryan Beedie’s fund gives up to $40,000 to 80 “Beedie Luminaries” who would otherwise face financial barriers to postsecondary education.

Times Higher Ed
Opinion: Canada’s efforts at boosting inclusivity will not fly

The adoption of an Athena SWAN-style initiative is undermined by a failure to meaningfully consult Indigenous Peoples, say Karen Lawford and Jamie Lundine.

The PIE News
Canada: Call to raise work limit for international students

More than 50,000 people have signed the petition to help an Indian international student facing deportation following his arrest for working beyond the 20-hour weekly work limit.

The Guardian
U.K. universities hit back after report proposing funding cuts

Leaders say shift towards vocational training would leave universities struggling.

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