BoG notes

The U of M Board of Governors met Nov. 15. At the beginning of the meeting, the board watched a short video called “Open Doors Open Knowledge,” which presented updates on architectural projects on campus such as the new school of art building, Buller building, and the new biological sciences building. The proposal for a […]

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Concern over university budget

The University of Manitoba is in the early stages of planning its 2012-13 budget, but officials are concerned that their levels of funding will not be enough to achieve their strategic priorities. The Board of Governors approved the 2011-12 operating budget of approximately $538 million in May. The current budget allows the university to allocate […]

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U of M one step closer to a more eco-friendly campus

The University of Manitoba sustainability committee recently released a draft of their sustainability strategy, which aims to present an organized vision of a sustainable university, and introduces a path for how to act and lead a more eco-friendly campus. The sustainability strategy development process was formally started after the U of M’s Board of Governors […]

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Presidential review underway at U of M

The University of Manitoba could have a new president in 20 months. President David Barnard’s current term ends on June 30, 2013, but he has requested that the Board of Governors conduct a review to decide whether to grant him an extension. Jeff Leclerc, secretary to the Board of Governors and the presidential review committee, […]

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Board of Governors approves 0% increase to executive salaries

The decision to approve the zero percent increase was made by the management resources and compensation committee at Tuesday’s board meeting. “It’s a prudent step, and a responsible step, given it’s a challenging economic time,” said university spokesperson John Danakas. At this point, these salary range adjustments are limited to the executive group and the […]

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