IN MY OPINION
Sometimes, delaying the university experience is the best move.
Babies rarely work to their mother’s timetable or a conference schedule.
Reverence isn’t what liberal arts students most need. To start with, they need to learn how to use facts and think independently.
There’s a price to pay to attend university; there’s another to pay to succeed once we’re in.
Owning the ambition to reach non-specialist readers is the first step in making it happen.
A response to Peter MacKinnon’s excerpt on university governance and collective bargaining.
A theory of the ‘clever sillies’.
Is your university making full use of its campus radio?
Recent international rankings of universities seem to show that Canada’s major universities are slipping. But looking closer, we’re in fact not doing badly.
Students deserve to have reliable information when making choices about what to study.
It involves more than recruiting international students to solve domestic economic concerns.
Teaching about what we know feels less risky than putting our ideas ‘out there’ for criticism.
Je suis Charlie.
University leaders require support to deliver antiracist education.
Entrepreneurship and innovation, while important and necessary, remain insufficient educational goals for Canada’s universities.
How to thrive in a time of limited financial resources.
By encouraging researchers to publish in international journals, we may be steering their work in the wrong direction.
The root of the problem is that too much government funding is going to those who don’t teach.
When it comes to public talk of rankings, it’s a matter of playing at games to gain reputation and engage in advocacy.
In the humanities, the student audience is the scholar’s largest and most important.