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Headlines for Feb. 6, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 06 2019

National Post
Dalhousie profs ask university to confirm blackface violates code of conduct

In a letter to the university’s provost, 28 members of the law faculty said they are concerned with statements about blackface made by the school’s interim president, Peter MacKinnon.

Lawyer says Concordia creative writing prof cleared of harassment allegations

Two women who filed harassment complaints a year ago say they were never informed by Concordia that the professor they accused was ‘completely exonerated’ last September after an internal investigation.

Winnipeg Free Press
‘It’s hopeless’: Prof who called for U of M leadership overhaul resigns

A second high-profile Indigenous academic is leaving the University of Manitoba, citing frustrations in dealing with senior administration in attempts to combat systemic racism at the postsecondary institution.

Calgary Herald
Mount Royal University announces new president, set to take the helm in May

Tim Rahilly was announced as Mount Royal University’s new president and vice-chancellor Tuesday, with plans to begin his new position May 1.

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