MRU Media

MRU Media: 02/26/2021

This report is a weekday roundup of news about MRU, faculty experts, students and alumni, and other topics of interest.

MRU in the News

Budget 2021: Post-secondary sees further cuts, 750 job losses: Mount Royal to receive $50 million for building repurposing: (Calgary Herald/Calgary Sun/Edmonton Journal – Tim Rahilly, President)

Alberta budget 2021: University of Calgary facing workforce cuts, tuition hike: (Global News – Tim Rahilly, President)

Calgary Mayor Nenshi says ‘caretaker budget’ fails to seize opportunity; New MRU funding: (CBC News – Tim Rahilly, President)

Budget sends Alberta deeper into the red: (Western Standard)

Keyano, MRU end collaborative Environmental Sciences Degree after producing only six grads: (Fort McMurray Today – Jonathan Withey, Dean)

Students/experts/alum in the news

NDP decries ‘cuts budget’: (CBC Radio News – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Budget finds Premier in disadvantaged position: (CBC Radio News – Lori Williams, faculty)

Alberta Prime Time Politics Panel: (CTV Two – Duane Bratt, faculty)

Also worth noting

Performance-based funding comes to the Canadian postsecondary sector: (University Affairs)

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