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Alberta’s New Government and the Funding of Postsecondary Education and Academic Research in Alberta

It has now been a week since Albertans elected Rachel Notley of the New Democratic Party (NDP) Alberta’s new premier. Albertans elected Ms. Notley to the premier’s office despite the efforts of the current chair of the Board of Governors … Continue reading

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On “Society” — and Today’s Announcement that the Next President of the University of Alberta is Dr. David Turpin

Today the University of Alberta community learned that the University’s next President will be Dr. David Turpin, former President of the University of Victoria (2000–2013). A detailed biographical statement for Dr. Turpin is here.  In his speech this morning at … Continue reading

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“This was sometime a paradox”: Board Chair Doug Goss in Journal on Cuts to University of Alberta (26 March 2013)

Board of Governors’ Chair Doug Goss in today’s Edmonton Journal on the devastating 7.2% cuts that the Government of Alberta has delivered to the University of Alberta in its 7 March 2013 budget: “‘The board of governors does not expect the province … Continue reading

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Board Chair and University President Challenge University of Alberta Faculty to Read *The Innovative University*

At the State of the Faculty address today by Dean Lesley Cormack, members of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta were told that the new chair of the Board of Governors, Doug Goss, and the University’s President, … Continue reading

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Unriddling University Contracts with Private Donors

It took them over a year, but the Canadian Press has managed to secure the release of a contract struck between Carleton University and private donor Clayton Riddell, CEO of the Calgary-based oil company Paramount Resources, and, according to Forbes, … Continue reading

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The Stanford Challenge for Doug Goss

In an article by Sheila Pratt published in today’s Journal, “No challenge too big for new U of A board of governors chairman,” the University’s new Board chair Doug Goss defines the University of Alberta as an institution that must … Continue reading

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