Posts Tagged ‘merger’

Theatre and music merge

Dalhousie University’s theatre and music departments will merge into the Fountain School of Performing Arts on July 1, 2014. With a gift of $10 million from the family of Fred Fountain, Dal’s chancellor, going towards the development of the school, the arts community at Dalhousie anticipates the changes ahead. Rob McClure, chair of the theatre…

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Dal must stop unsustainable expansion

Dear Dr. Florizone, In my time at Dal, I’ve witnessed tremendous change on our campus. Since 2007, enrollment in many programs has doubled. Entire new curricula have been enacted in our professional faculties. The names of the schools of Law and Management have been sold to the highest bidder. While many of these changes are…

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Dal merger should be more streamlined for students

Dear Dr. Florizone, Congratulations on your nomination to the presidency of Dalhousie. From what I read, the initiatives with which you debut your leadership are thoughtful; One Hundred Days of Listening made clear your intention to close the gaps between students, faculty and administration. This is certainly of interest to the student in me who…

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Senate shares seats with NSAC

There’s a new seat on Senate: on March 12 the Dalhousie Senate, in anticipation of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC)-Dal merger, passed a motion that would add a seventh student seat representing the new agricultural faculty. The measure, as well as other initiatives that have been discussed between the Dal and NSAC student unions,…

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NSAC to become Dal faculty

Susan Spence Wach. Photo by Calum Agnew

O’Neill merger predictions play out In September, the Gazette spoke with Susan Spence Wach, the associate vice-president of academic programs at Dalhousie University, about the upcoming merger of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) with Dalhousie University. With discussions in the early stages, not much was certain. Now, three months later, a few things are clearer.…

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