Monthly Archives: December 2009

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Italian department at Queen’s University gets a lifesaver: Italo-Canadian community in Kingston bands together to salvage language courses By Concita Minutola Excerpt from: Corriere Tandem December 18, 2009. Full article at: http://www.corrieretandem.com/viewstory.php?storyid=9692 The “Give the Queen a Hand” Project – … Continue reading

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Holiday shutdown plan irks LU staff By CARL CLUTCHEY Excerpt from: Chronicle Journal, Thunder Bay December 17, 2009 Full article at: http://www.chroniclejournal.com/stories_local.php?id=230955 Thunder Bay union leaders are taking a wait-and-see approach to a bitter dispute between Lakehead University and its … Continue reading

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Tough times for public institutions: The public-private gap suggests labour trouble ahead By Jeffrey Simpson EXCERPT FROM: Globe and Mail Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 FULL ARTICLE AT: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/tough-times-for-public-institutions/article1401510/ Suppose you run a business, or are organizing your household budget. You … Continue reading

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Driving innovation or corporatizing curriculum? Business… research… and the role of universities. TVO The Agenda Friday December 11, 2009 http://www.tvo.org/cfmx/tvoorg/theagenda/index.cfm?page_id=7&bpn=779672&ts=2009-12-11%2020:00:00.0 Guests Tom Brzustowski is RBC Professor for the Commercialization of Innovation in the Telfer School of Management at the University … Continue reading

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Queen’s principal to ‘do less with less’: in addition to budget cuts, Daniel Woolf believes the school has to focus its academic direction By Elizabeth Church Excerpt from: Globe and Mail. Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 For full article : http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/queens-principal-to-do-less-with-less/article1399045/Continue reading

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Who Killed Canada’s Education Advantage? A forensic investigation into the disappearance of public education investment in Canada. By Roger Martin EXCERPT FROM: Walrus Magazine October 2009 PLEASE SEE FULL ARTICLE AT: http://mail.walrusmagazine.com/articles/2009.11-policy-who-killed-canadas-education-advantage/2/ Over the two fiscal years between 1995–96 and … Continue reading

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Go West, ambitious university president By Tony Keller Macleans.ca OnCampus March 31st, 2009 Pay packages appear to be bigger out West ­but that may be because BC and Alberta disclosure is more honest. Aspiring university presidents and senior academics looking … Continue reading

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