Monthly Archives: June 2011

Recommended Reading for Academic Planners (8 June 2011)

Compiled by Mark Jones.  This list will be updated; please send suggestions to jonesmc@queensu.ca. Recommended Reading for Academic Planners Last updated: 8 June 2011. Advertisements

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Message from Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya (5 June 2011)

Greetings, I want to mention and bring to your attention the work of Denis Rancourt. His prolific blog, U of O Watch, without question has worked for transparency at the University of Ottawa. It has been vital in putting the … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail: Ontario shakes up postsecondary funding (1 June 2011)

As published in the Globe and Mail, 1 June 2011: By JAMES BRADSHAW Ontario is overhauling the way it finances universities and colleges, replacing some per-student funding with performance-based support intended to discourage an attitude of “growth at all costs” … Continue reading

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Queen’s Journal: Large class sizes raise questions (31 May 2011)

As published in the Queen’s Journal, 31 May 2011: University administrators weigh in on class sizes and evolving teaching methods BY TERRA-ANN ARNONE, FEATURES EDITOR According to a recent study, an average first-year class at Queen’s is one of the … Continue reading

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Hon. John Milloy: Notes on Post-Secondary Education: “Putting Students First” (30 May 2011)

As posted by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, 30 May 2011: Notes for Remarks by the Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Canadian Club, May 30, 2011 Watch the Minster’s speech hosted by the … Continue reading

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University Affairs: Enrolment will continue to climb despite demographic decline (26 May 2011)

Published in University Affairs, 26 May 2011: New report by AUCC predicts 125,000 more students, a 14-percent rise, by 2020. by Léo Charbonneau It’s a fact: the number of Canadians aged 18 to 21 peaked this year, and over the … Continue reading

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