Globe and Mail
Universities say they accept new rules to boost diversity of research chair candidates
Universities say they welcome the challenge from Ottawa to improve diversity among the ranks of the Canada Research Chairs, under threat of funding cuts.
The academic who coined ‘creative class’ now says it’s causing more problems than he thought
Young intellectuals brought prosperity but also gentrification, says writer Richard Florida.
Waterloo Region Record
Laurier raises 152 women’s salaries after equity report
Wilfrid Laurier University is giving pay hikes worth almost $4,500 on average to 152 female professors after a study concluded they are unfairly paid less than men.
Winnipeg Free Press
Pallister evades NDP questions about interfering in U of M talks
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister ducked questions Monday on scathing testimony about alleged government interference in last year’s University of Manitoba bargaining.
Foreign students at UBC squeezing out domestic applicants, prof’s paper argues
The university is allowing international students with lower qualifications into some academic programs, say a UBC economist and a University of Alberta law student.