An expert on leadership in higher education explores the reasons women are less likely to be appointed president, and why so many have unfinished mandates.
Lessons learned from successful campus implementation efforts.
‘We are cautiously optimistic that we are entering the recovery phase,’ one comptroller says.
We need to put aside our preconceived notions about how universities should be run, to better assess where we need to make improvements.
The pandemic has made the important work of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and of aggressively fighting resurgent racism at an institutional level, all the more urgent.
Universities should be places for people to discover their own ways of contributing to their communities, not vocational assembly lines.
StFX students will now receive two degrees when they graduate: one in Latin and one in Mi’kmaw.
Moving to online delivery of programs and services forced universities to be creative. Here are some of the initiatives they’ll keep as we return to campus in person this fall.
The entire university community should systematically incorporate issues of climate change and the collapse of biodiversity into introductory courses.
As universities prepare a return to on-campus activities, many are hoping to keep advantages of remote teaching.
Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.
The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.
Here are two recommendations to make the process less onerous for faculty members.
In a Q&A, incoming U of Waterloo president Vivek Goel reflects on cutting through the noise of COVID-19 information, his vision for a post-pandemic university and what working in public health has in common with academic administration.
A new certificate program at Dalhousie University tackles the changing landscape of postsecondary leadership.
Universities are turning to the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals as a blueprint for achieving a better and more prosperous world.
Ontario unveils its new funding formula for colleges and universities as Alberta mulls its own PBF scheme.
As a university president, at the end of the day, you want to feel that you have made a difference and left your institution in a better place than you found it.
Laurentian University’s financial difficulties and the challenges facing the Université de l’Ontario français create uncertainty.
Let’s ensure we recognize and support their extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 crisis.