Instead of relying on outside consultants, the leadership at Université de Sherbrooke took matters into their own hands.
It’s up to all of us, with a bit of mutual understanding, to stem the tide of increasing regulation at Canada’s universities.
The job can be challenging, all-consuming and even isolating – but also rewarding.
The decision-making authority of universities appears to be shrinking, and that’s cause for concern.
The careers of our most inspiring institutional leaders are marked by a lived commitment to these principles.
“As a leader, there will be times when you just have to take a leap of faith.”
The deliberations of university boards seem to have become more rancorous and controversial of late. What’s going on?
University leaders concerned about the employability of graduates should sustain academic and curricular diversity, including the liberal arts.
A prosperous and healthy city benefits urban universities and their surrounding communities.
There’s little evidence that automatic entrance scholarships persuade students to accept an offer of admission. Could the funds be better spent elsewhere?
Educate yourself, embrace activism, donate your time, and more.
“Extremism is now startlingly pervasive, politically poisonous, and requires constant repudiation.”
Lessons learned from the presidential transition committee at the University of Saskatchewan.
“We need to become aware of the social realities that set us apart from many of our fellow citizens and address them.”
Five years after the Printemps érable, one of the biggest protest movements ever to hit Quebec, the province’s universities remain underfunded and beset by a series of unresolved issues.
For the benefit of the entire university community, we need to talk, we need to work together and we need to quell the self-righteous rhetoric.
Experts from within and outside of academia expound on what role universities can play to further the innovation agenda.
A Q&A with Belinda Robinson, chief executive of Universities Australia.
How a Christian university opened its heart to the Canadian Muslim convicted of war crimes.
Presidential terminations and resignations are nothing new, even in the staid world of academia. Yet, rarely have they played out in so public a manner as the abrupt departure of president Arvind Gupta at the University of British Columbia in the summer of 2015 or the messy dismissal of Ilene Busch-Vishniac as president of the […]