David Barnard

UMFA lines up to protest “closed” presidential search

More than two dozen members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) lined up outside the U of M senate chambers today to protest what the association president called a “closed, secretive” process to find the next president of the university.

UMFA, university administration at odds over performance assessment

The University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) is urging its members not to engage in discussions surrounding department-level performance measures, claiming the assessments proposed will impact working conditions and should be addressed through the collective bargaining process.

David Barnard opens up

David Barnard, the president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, has faced his share of controversy. This year alone, Barnard has had to deal…

Officials call for tuition elimination

Cape Breton University (CBU) officials released an open letter last week demanding that the federal government and provinces develop a strategy to eliminate tuition fees…