They expect $8 million more in revenue from tuition and fees this year than they received 2 years ago. Plus, they’ve already laid off over 100 faculty and staff.
The NDP had announced the new universities for Red Deer and Grande Prairie 3 years ago. They’re being replaced with polytechnics instead.
The Universities Academic Pension Plan late last year decided to switch fund managers for their public equity funds after AIMCO failed to meet benchmarks.
Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.
And just when we were starting to think they hate women.
$12 million in research funding sounds like a good thing, but context is always important.
The federal government, in contrast, will be contributing 41%.
The government will be shelling out over $39M for 6 projects. They claim the projects will lead to 228 jobs. But there are 3 things to keep in mind.
Last week, the UCP cabinet gave Newman Theological College the ability to grant degrees.
Last week, the Alberta government announced a working group to “engage the federal government to get Alberta’s post-secondary institutions their fair share of research dollars.”