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Update on Proposed Lougheed Leadership Institute: “Virtuous Leadership” (Oxford), “Ethics in Society” (Stanford)

This is an update to the February 8th post on the General Faculties Council discussion of the proposed Peter Lougheed “Leadership” Institute. On February 12th, the student newspaper The Gateway¬†quoted President Samarasekera declaring that the Institute has “garnered” the support … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?: Lougheed, Buffett, Shakespeare (Report from the General Faculties Council Meeting, 3 February 2014)

Collegial governance is not having an easy time of it at the University of Alberta’s General Faculties Council (GFC). Four items came before the Council at its meeting last Monday, with only one of these an action item, and items … Continue reading

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