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Government should make better use of faculty expertise - December 2016

The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network recently hosted its annual GovMaker Conference on open government, a concept that strives for higher levels of transparency, stronger mechanisms for public engagement and scrutiny, and greater citizen participation. More…

Make it fair for contract academic staff - October 2016

Improving working conditions for contract academic staff is the theme for this year’s Fair Employment Week that is now on until October 286h, 2016. More…

Province looks to offer more students free tuition - October 2016

New Brunswick’s Liberal government will likely expand its free tuition program as soon as Ottawa announces an increase to its student grant program. More…

Universities should be places to search for the truth, not jobs - October 2016

Higher education has lost its way. More…

Public students push back over proposed reform to free tuition program - October 2016

A group representing New Brunswick’s public university students is warning the province will undermine its free tuition program if it lets private colleges and universities into the mix. More…

Make case clear for regulation - October 2016

The province should show it can manage its own public system of colleges and universities before taking on more oversight of private institutions. More…

Private colleges, universities under microscope - October 2016

New Brunswick’s Liberal government wants to tighten up how private colleges and universities are run, a potential tradeoff for giving their students access to a new, controversial free tuition program. More…

University of Moncton considering possible cuts of courses - October 2016

University of Moncton is considering a major revision to 21 of the programs it offers that could see majors, such as philosophy and geography, axed, while creating new graduate programs. More…

FNBFA’s Message for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

There is no doubt that strength is in numbers as we have observed numerous times. More…

Province launches new experiential education task force to attract students - August 2016

A new province-wide experiential education task force is working to make New Brunswick the destination in Canada for students seeking an active learning experience as part of their university education. More…