August 16, 2023
Inside the shutdown of Quest University
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How faculty and students are faring after the private university in Squamish, B.C., suspended operations earlier this year.
BY JOSH KOZELJ | AUG 16 2023

How traditional C-suite appointments continue to maintain the whiteness of the academy
How traditional C-suite appointments continue to maintain the whiteness of the academy
Analysis of the appointments of provosts underscores the need to disrupt and dismantle current promotion processes.
BY JEROME CRANSTON | AUG 16 2023

Everything has (not) changed: artificial intelligence, teaching and learning
Everything has (not) changed: artificial intelligence, teaching and learning
Despite new technologies, the foundations of teaching and learning have not changed.
BY MEGHAN NORRIS | AUG 10 2023

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Reimagining international graduate student orientation
Reimagining international graduate student orientation
We need to be better at relating to and learning from each other, while also taking into account all of the complexities and power imbalances.
BY TAKHMINA SHOKIROVA, LISA RUTH BRUNNER, KARUN KISHOR KARKI, CAPUCINE COUSTERE & NEGAR VALIZADEH | AUG 14 2023

Note to readers: Meta's ban on Canadian news media
Note to readers: Meta's ban on Canadian news media
We have been watching this situation unfold with dismay as social media is an important avenue to share our stories throughout the university community. Here's how you can continue to follow the latest content from University Affairs.
BY UA/AU | AUG 16 2023

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Canada’s international education (IE) conference will take place this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre. With thought-provoking sessions, dynamic keynote speakers, and meaningful networking opportunities, CBIE2023 is the space for IE professionals from Canada and around the world to learn, connect and be inspired. This year’s conference theme is Our Shared Journey. Join us at CBIE2023 to explore how we can co-create a path for international education where together, we can drive progress toward a more just, sustainable, and resilient future for all.


Timothy Dye Concordia University

Concordia University has appointed Timothy Dye, a medical anthropologist and social epidemiologist, as dean of its new school of health. Dr. Dye has extensive knowledge of public health with his research focused on the social, ecological and cultural determinants of health. He previously taught at the University of Rochester in New York and began his five-year term on Aug. 15.

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