In the Know Archives

May 1, 2017

Calgary Herald: Experts urge Canada’s universities to admit gender pay gap problem – and fix it. Read more here.

May 1, 2017

Calgary Herald: U of C has widest gender pay gap among Canadian universities: survey. Read more here.

April 19, 2017

Vue Weekly: Province gets university bargaining right. Read more here.

March 3, 2017

Edmonton Journal: Province to hire outside consultant to review Alberta university and college funding. Read more here.

January 31, 2017

Edmonton Journal: Edmonton researcher denied entry to U.S. calls for an end to prejudice. Read more here.

January 18, 2017

Edmonton Journal: University of Alberta programs again on the chopping block. Read more here.

November 16, 2016

Edmonton Journal: University of Alberta’s deferred maintenance bill now tops $800M. Read more here.

November 1, 2016

CBC News: U of M strike starts with pickets up Tuesday morning. Read more here.

October 31, 2016

CTV News: Montreal professor says teachers should fight back against political correctness. Read more here.

October 27, 2016

Edmonton Journal: University Research Income Sees Minimal Growth of 0.6%. Read more here.

October 27, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire October 2016. Read here.

October 24, 2016

Edmonton Journal: University of Alberta pushes back on tuition freeze, calling it “unsustainable”. Read more here.

October 20, 2016

CBC: Alberta government extends post-secondary tuition freeze. Read more here.

October 12, 2016

Calgary Sun: U of L faculty group protest prof’s suspension. Read more here.

October 6, 2016

The Gateway: USRIs: Students may discriminate against gender and race. Read more here.

October 6, 2016

The Canadian Jewish News: University of Lethbridge suspends prof who questioned Holocaust. Read more here.

October 5, 2016

University Affairs: Women still struggle to make it to the top leadership posts in academe. Read more here.

October 4, 2016

The Manitoban: Administration presents faculty union with four-year deal, including seven per cent increase. Read more here.

September 30, 2016

Lethbridge Herald: Professor investigated by U of L. Read more here.

September 26, 2016

CBC: Homa Hoodfar released from Tehran jail, Trudeau confirms. Read more here.

September 22, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire September 2016. Read here.

September 19, 2016

Calgary Herald: U of C turning away students as applications rise during economic downturn. Read more here.

September 19, 2016

The Globe and Mail: Statistics Canada to tally number of contract, part-time professors. Read more here.

September 14, 2016

University Affairs: Fighting to free detained scholars abroad a vexing issue for universities. Read more here.

September 14, 2016

The Hill Times: How the universities lobby got $1-billion-plus from the feds. Read more here.

September 8, 2016

CBC: Academics call for Concordia prof Homa Hoodfar’s immediate release. Read more here.

September 6, 2016

Market Wired: Minister Sohi Announces $75 Million to Transform University Research at the University of Alberta. Read more here.

September 6, 2016

Edmonton Journal: U of A remains in top 100 of world university rankings. Read more here.

August 15, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Stagnant economy forces Alberta post-secondary schools to get creative with fundraising. Read more here.

July 30, 2016

Biospace: Alberta Innovates Release: New Round Of Research And Innovation Funding Aimed At Growing Sustainable Bioeconomy In Alberta. Read more here.

July 25, 2016

CAUT: Concerns over purge of educators in Turkey. Read more here.

July 21, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire July 2016. Read here.

July 15, 2016

The Gateway: Exact context for sunshine list salaries unlikely to be released for legal reasons. Read more here.

July 15, 2016

Global News: Health researchers in Alberta dealing with $22-million cut. Read more here.

July 11, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Cuts of $22 million to Alberta Innovates will harm health research reputation, university officials say. Read more here.

July 4, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Sunshine and shadow: Alberta university bosses take home big cheques while sessional instructors struggle. Read more here.

June 23, 2016

Global: Alberta expands sunshine list to include high public sector earners. Read more here.

June 22, 2016

CAUT: Newswire. Read here.

June 18, 2016

Edmonton Journal: University of Alberta’s association of academic staff urges the release of detained professor in Iran. Read more here.

June 14, 2016

Globe and Mail: Panel to review federal funding for university-based scientific research. Read more here.

June 14, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Alberta should commit $1 billion to economic innovation, senator says. Read more here.

May 20, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire May 2016. Read here.

May 5, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Jobs, programs will disappear as Alberta Innovates gets more ‘efficient,’ minister says. Read more here.

May 5, 2016

The Manitoban: UMFA, Administration To Begin Contract Negotiations In May. Read more here.

April 22, 2016

Metro: Hold up: The province isn’t sacking an entire University of Calgary board. Read more here.

April 22, 2016

CBC: U of C board of governors will not have terms extended by Alberta’s NDP government. Read more here.

April 18, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire 2016. Read here.

April 15, 2016

Metro: NDP allow for spending growth in big Alberta government departments. Read more here.

April 15, 2016

Edmonton Journal: ‘That’s the way we roll’: Borrowing keeps Alberta education funds intact. Read more here.

March 24, 2016

Ottawa Citizen: Top universities raise concerns about the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Read more here.

March 23, 2016

The Manitoban: UMFA, University Administration Set The Bargaining Table. Read more here.

March 21, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire March 2016. Read here.

March 16, 2016

The Gateway: Draft of 10-year Institutional Strategic Plan introduced to campus. Read more here.

March 15, 2016

Edmonton Journal: Nine University of Alberta research projects receive $2-million federal funding injection. Read more here.

March 7, 2016

Edmonton Sun: Alberta’s deficit to dominate session of Alberta legislature. Read more here.

March 4, 2016

The Tyee: UBC Faculty Launch Board of Governors No-confidence Vote. Read more here.

March 1, 2016

Edmonton Journal: NDP to introduce essential services legislation after court clears way for public service strikes. Read more here.

February 25, 2016

Office of the Premier: New Chair appointed to the U of A Board of Governors. Read more here.

February 22, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire February 2016. Read here.

February 8, 2016

The Tyee: ‘Crisis’ Threatens UBC’s Credibility, Say Faculty Reps. Read more here.

February 1, 2016

Globe and Mail: Why university reform was a game Gupta was destined to lose. Read more here.

January 22, 2016

CAUT: International outcry over Turkish government’s treatment of academics. Read more here.

January 20, 2016

CAUT & CBUFA: Cape Breton U moves to lay-off academic staff. Read more here and here.

January 15, 2016

CAUT: NewsWire January 2016. Read here.

December 23, 2015

CBC: Alberta medical researchers worried about funding cuts. Read more here.

December 19, 2015

Globe and Mail: University of Calgary cleared after investigation over Enbridge sponsorship. Read more here.

December 18, 2015

CAUT Newswire: December 2015. Read here.

December 9, 2015

Edmonton Journal: New post-secondary business ventures on hold after Alberta auditor report. Read more here.

December 9, 2015

Examiner: College rankings 2016: McGill remains on top of Maclean’s University Rankings. Read more here.

November 26, 2015

Edmonton Journal: Petition asks Alberta government to keep Athabasca University headquartered in Athabasca. Read more here.

November 25, 2015

Gateway: U of A building next strategic institutional plan. Read more here.

November 22, 2015

Global: Former Alberta minister defends University of Calgary president following Enbridge controversy. Read more here.

November 21, 2015

Huffington Post: OpEd: Universities Can Afford To Provide All Workers With Fair Pay. Read more here.

November 19, 2015

Calgary Herald: U of C president comes under fire from students at town hall. Read more here.

November 17, 2015

CAUT Newswire: November 2015. Read here.

November 16, 2015

Edmonton Journal: New $40-million student residence planned for University of Alberta campus. Read more here.

November 16, 2015

Edmonton Journal: Expanded Alberta sunshine list could drive up salaries, say Ontario academics. Read more here.

November 10, 2015

UBC News: Canadian black scholars deserve more attention. Read more here.

November 9, 2015

Edmonton Journal: Student loan boost follows tuition freeze promise. Read more here.

November 9, 2015

Calgary Herald: University academics feared Enbridge deal would compromise school’s integrity. Read more here.

November 9, 2015

CBC: University of Calgary to review Enbridge relationship after CBC probe. Read more here.

November 6, 2015

CTV: Alberta introduces bill to publicize salaries of more public-sector workers. Read more here.

November 6, 2015

Global: Alberta government moves to expand sunshine list. Read more here.

November 4, 2015

Calgary Herald: Premier considering adding universities to conflict-of-interest legislation. Read more here.

November 3, 2015

CBC: University of Calgary needs to take hard look at corporate sponsorships, critics say. Read more here.

November 3, 2015

CBC: University of Calgary, Enbridge deny interfering with academic freedom. Read more here.

November 3, 2015

CBC: How the University of Calgary’s Enbridge relationship became controversial. Read more here.

October 29, 2015

Macleans: Best of the best: Introducing the 2016 Maclean’s University Rankings. Read more here.

October 28, 2015

The Gateway: NDP government announces Alberta budget and largest deficit in province’s history. Read more here.

October 28, 2015

Calgary Herald: Post-secondary funding rises, tuition freeze remains. Read more here.

October 27, 2015

Calgary Herald OpEd: Cannon: NDP should invest in post-secondary infrastructure. Read more here.

October 26, 2015

CAUT: NewsWire October 2015. Read here.

October 16, 2015

CUASA: A Call to Open the Carleton Board of Governors. Read more here.

October 6, 2015

Calgary Herald: Business ventures at universities and colleges putting taxpayers at risk, says Auditor General. Read more here.

October 1, 2015

CBC: University of Calgary to hire 100 new professors. Read more here.

September 25, 2015

Edmonton Journal: University of Alberta scientists join call for Ottawa to stop muzzling federal researchers. Read more here.

September 24, 2015

CBC: University of Calgary support staff ratify wage deal. Read more here.

September 17, 2015

Edmonton Journal: Province wants Albertans’ input on new labour legislation. Read more here.

September 16, 2015

CAUT: NewsWire September 2015. Read more here.

September 15, 2015

Edmonton Journal: Edmonton’s University of Alberta falls in international rankings. Read more here.

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