Posts Tagged ‘board of governors’

Board of Governors: Jonathan Frontain

Editor’ Note: This interview has been edited and formatted for style and clarity Name: Jonathan Frontain Program and year:  I am currently doing my first year of a Master of Public Administration and also finished a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science here just last year.   Why are you running? What made you decide to…

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BOG representative: Jeremy Ryant

Name: Jeremy Ryant Hometown: Winnipeg, MB Major, year: Juris Doctor, first year   Why do you want to be on the Board of Governors? I want to be on the Board of Governors because I want to bridge the gap between Dal’s student body and its senior administration. It is easy for university administrators to…

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We need to divest – now

The administration is out of touch with what the people who teach, research, and study at this university support. Widespread affirmation of divestment is growing, and the administration needs to start listening. Advocating for divestment (the withdrawal from Dalhousie’s endowment fund investments) of the top 200 largest coal and oil companies is a strategic way…

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South House’s levy increase in jeopardy

South House will collect additional funds in 2014-15, but will need campaign again next year. (Photo by Ian Froese)

Dalhousie’s sexual and gender resource centre may have lost out on nearly $50,000 of additional funds after the university rejected the society’s levy question. Dalhousie has submitted several concerns with the wording of South House’s levy question that passed with a necessary majority of votes in the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) election earlier this month,…

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Dal deficit to hit students next year

Tuition will go up for all students next year. (Calum Agnew photo)

With an anticipated $17.5 million dollar gap in its 2013-2014 budget, Dalhousie is looking for ways to cut spending. Dal faces a three per cent, or $4.9 million, cut to its government operating grant. The university will also spend $13.7 million dollars more than last year on staffing costs and pension contributions. Most students will…

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