This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.
MRU in the News
MRU eliminates 5 jobs, merges departments following budget cuts: https://mru.ca/28e (660 News)
5 jobs lost, 2 departments merged as Mount Royal University grapples with budget: https://mru.ca/8097 (Global News)
Mount Royal University announcing job cuts: https://mru.ca/d6ee (Global News Hour)
Provincial budget cuts lead to job losses at Mount Royal University: https://mru.ca/ffc0 (CBC Radio News)
5 positions axed at Mount Royal University after budget-related department merger: https://mru.ca/f27b (CBC News)
Mount Royal University announces job cuts: https://mru.ca/86b (News 770 CHQR)
Due to an error at Academica, a 2016 MRU website story about the aviation program was included in the Nov. 25, 2019 Academica Top 10. Academica has apologized for any confusion this caused.
Students/experts/alum in the news
Kenney’s elimination of election commissioner a step back from ‘evolutionary’ system, experts say: https://mru.ca/5dd (Globe and Mail – Keith Brownsey, faculty)
Freeland meets with Alberta premier: https://mru.ca/d9d6 (CTV News Channel – Lori Williams, faculty)
Bill 22 explained: https://mru.ca/c31 (News 770, CHQR – Duane Bratt, faculty)
Preview: Calgary actor hopes for a love-in with her Fringe fest hit Stupid Cupid: https://mru.ca/a584 (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun – Liz McMullen, alumna)
How six podcasters keep their shows alive in a concentrated field: https://mru.ca/0fa1 (Calgary Journal – Nathan Woodlridge, student)
Also worth noting
Universities not doing enough about abusive coaches, students say: https://mru.ca/63de (National Post, CTV News, Canadian Press)
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