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Headlines for March 21, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 21 2018

University World News
Opinion: Are campus free speech and inclusion incompatible?

Is academic freedom a platform to share any controversial ideas that come to light or must professors cushion their opinions to make class a safer place for diverse students?

Halifax Today
Saint Mary’s entrepreneurship hub closer to reality after provincial investment

The province announced March 15 that about $11 million has been earmarked to cover part of the cost of the Entrepreneurship, Discovery and Innovation Hub.

Globe and Mail
Ontarians don’t trust government to improve quality of higher education: poll

Young Ontarians are more concerned than older people about the impact of teaching by part-time university professors, according to a poll by OCUFA.

CBC
University talk featuring anti-immigration speaker Faith Goldy cancelled after fire alarm pulled

Despite protests, more than 175 people lined up at Wilfrid Laurier University to hear Goldy.

National Post
University teachers group launches inquiry into case of outspoken Acadia prof

The Canadian Association of University Teachers is launching an inquiry into the case of an outspoken East Coast professor under investigation following complaints over his polarizing views.

CBC
U of W faculty association raising questions about interim president

The University of Windsor Faculty Association is questioning the “legitimacy” of the school’s newly appointed interim president.

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