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Headlines for Feb. 25, 2020


The National Post
Externally scorned, internally mismanaged: Why Canada’s universities are in deep crisis

The institutions and the people in them do not seem certain about what they are for anymore, nor how they fit into civil society.

Times Higher Education
Canada found lacking in battling campus sexual assault

Despite several years of heightened global attention to the hidden problem of sexual assault, much of Canada still lacks a basic set of policies specific to university campuses, advocates have warned.

The Globe and Mail
University of Guelph faculty demand transparent probe into school’s handling of Scott-Thomas allegations

More than 200 professors and staff have demanded that the University of Guelph do more to address its past and current handling of the allegations against former track coach Dave Scott-Thomas.

Calgary Herald
Tuition hike approved for Mount Royal University; students’ group says UCP to blame

Mount Royal University students can expect to pay hundreds of dollars more for tuition in the coming academic year after the school’s board of governors approved a seven-per-cent increase for domestic students.

Firearm threat prompts increased security at post-secondary schools

Schools across the Island, including post-secondary institutions, were open Monday despite a firearm threat.

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