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Headlines for February 9, 2023


CBC News
St. Thomas University in Fredericton appoints new president

M. Nauman Farooqi will serve as the school’s 14th president beginning on July 1, according to a news release from St. Thomas University. Farooqi currently is the dean of business and social sciences at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B.

Globe and Mail
Alberta minister denies influence in removal of Athabasca University president

Alberta’s Advanced Education Minister is denying the government pressed Athabasca University to axe its president while defending the province’s role in setting directives for postsecondary institutions.

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