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Headlines for Feb. 7, 2022


The Toronto Star
Presidents of public universities shouldn’t make $1 million

Educational institutions funded by taxpayers have settled into a dynamic where the pay for the top job just keeps going up and up, but it needn’t, writes Amir Barnea.

Orillia Matters
Lakehead University President will not be seeking another term

Dr. Moira McPherson said she is ‘particularly proud of the ongoing progress to advance Indigenous strategic and academic priorities’ during her tenure.

The Calgary Herald
University of Lethbridge faculty vote in favour of strike action

The vote for strike action that took place this week saw over 90 per cent of votes cast in favour of taking strike action, with more than 80 per cent of members casting a ballot.

Niagara Falls Review
UW president committed to full return to campus as students discuss harsh realities of online learning

‘The degree of risk in a population like ours is just not what it was two years ago when this pandemic started.’

CBC News
How Laurentian University will be run and what it owns to be decided in next few months, says monitor

The court-appointed monitor overseeing Laurentian University’s insolvency says the school needs more time to solve its financial woes.

The London Free Press
In Western University residences, anti-sexual violence training nears 50%

About half of Western University students living in residence have finished training modules to help them better understand and prevent sexual violence, school officials say.

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