Allan Rock

Last month the chairperson of the CRC Program published an open letter on behalf of the program’s steering committee, which urged university presidents in the program to make a “concerted effort to address the under representation of the four designated groups (women, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities) in nominations for Canada Research Chair positions.”

Admin considers suspending construction projects after four years in the red With the recent financial struggles of the university, estimating a deficit of $7.6 million for 2015-16, the administration suggested some new ways to deal with this at the most recent Board of Governors (BOG) meeting on Feb. 22. These suggestions included using faculty surpluses to …

The divestment movement is rapidly taking over university campuses across the country, but is it really the best way to bring about positive environmental change?

Board wants improvement in French course offering, sets date for divestment talk The University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors (BOG) convened for their first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 25. On the agenda was the university’s overall performance, as well as updates on fossil fuel divestment, bilingualism, and the ombudsperson’s report. Fossil fuel …

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