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The FNBFA is extremely disappointed with the provincial budget: NB Government Proves to be Penny-wise and Pound-foolish - February 2016

FNBFA is disappointed by the provincial budget tabled by Finance Minister Roger Melanson on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. More…

Job Advertisement - January 2016

The Federation is seeking an Executive Director with the abilities and experience necessary to represent the concerns of its members to university administrators, government officials, the news media and the public at large. More…

New Brunswick universities optimistic despite report of decline in enrolment - January 2016

New Brunswick universities may have seen an overall decline of 5.2 per cent in their enrolment in the past year, but a few of them are reporting an increase in certain areas such as international enrolment. More…

MPHEC - Maritime universities see fewer local students enrolling - January 2016

In 2014-15, 68,427 students were enrolled in Maritime universities, down from 69,664 a year earlier or -1.8%. More…

More PhDs finding jobs as tenure-track professors, study says - January 2016

More PhDs are finding jobs as tenure-track professors than previous labour market estimates have found, says a new study that will add some much-missing data to a continuing debate about whether Canada is producing too many doctoral graduates. More…

Letter to the Ambassador Selcuk Unal, Embassy of Turkey - January 2016

We are committed to the principles of freedom of opinion and expression, and we believe that these principles are essential components of academic life. More…

More Information, Less Ideological Myopia - January 2016

There’s been a lot of alarmism about deficits and debts in New Brunswick recently. More…

We can’t ignore the warning signs on U.S. campuses - December 2015

In 2014, University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Harlan Reynolds published a provocative book about U.S. universities, The Education Apocalypse: How It Happened and How to Survive It. More…

Politically correct universities 'are killing free speech' - December 2015

British universities have become too politically correct and are stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone, academics argue. More…

U of C prof says academic freedom has been undermined - December 2015

As the University of Calgary deals with an investigation into corporate sponsorship at its business school, an engineering professor is suggesting there are deeper problems related to academic freedom at the university. More…