ANSUT conference: Indigenizing the Academy

On May 3 & 4, the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT) held a conference entitled “Indigenizing the Academy: Envisioning How to Implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Recommendations for Post-Secondary Education in Canada”, at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. It was organized by CBU’s Scott Stewart, Terry Gibbs, Stephen Augustine, and others. The . . . → Read More: ANSUT conference: Indigenizing the Academy

An Interview with Greg MacLeod (circa 2010)

Father Greg passed away on May 3rd, 2017.

Preamble

Greg MacLeod was an important figure in the early history of Cape Breton University. He was part of a small group at Xavier College who led the struggle to separate from St. Francis Xavier University. Greg also helped initiate some of the programmes that have been significant . . . → Read More: An Interview with Greg MacLeod (circa 2010)

No Straight As for Political Parties in University Report Card

There are no straight As in a report card that grades political parties on how they would support university education if they are elected on May 30. The Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT) surveyed the Liberal, PC and NDP parties on topics that focused on operational funding for universities and tuition support for . . . → Read More: No Straight As for Political Parties in University Report Card

Ingrid Grant

As the vivid blue Skype interface whirrs to life I find myself considering whether this digital form of journalism will ever be as immersive as the classic face to face interview. This, however, is largely irrelevant because if it were not for this technology I wouldn’t be able to converse with the subject of this . . . → Read More: Ingrid Grant

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