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Headlines for Nov. 24, 2021


CBC News
Todd Mondor named newest president of University of Winnipeg, returning to school after 34 years

Mondor graduated from U of W in 1987 and is now coming back as the president and vice-chancellor.

CBC News
Kelowna RCMP apologizes for failing to investigate sexual assault complaint at university campus

Superintendent says response was not in line with investigative standards.

Kamloops This Week
TRU investigation: University responds to query from KTW on probe

In a statement, Thompson Rivers University said it takes such matters seriously and expects to complete the investigation in early 2022.

CBC News
Harassment, bullying, racism allegations against 2 senior leaders at B.C. university under investigation

Thompson Rivers University says complaints against Matt Milovick and Larry Phillips are being taken seriously.

The Record
Unvaccinated, expelled: Ousted Western University student speaks out

A Western University student says he’s been expelled from campus after being removed from class three separate times for refusing to comply with the school’s COVID-19 vaccination rules.

National Post
Minority professor denied grants because he hires on merit: ‘People are afraid to think’

An award-winning Canadian scientist said he has been refused two federal government grants for his research on the grounds of “lack of diversity” — even though he is originally from India and has repeatedly suffered racism.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Ontario universities are playing their students for fools by keeping classrooms closed

Traditionally, the ivory tower conjures up images of splendid isolation as professors hold court in the classroom, walled off from worldly intrusions.

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