Monthly Archives: October 2010

Campus radio is an important part of universities

Alberta's universities have had campus radio stations for many decades - longer than I have been alive - and in that time have become a valuable part of not just the campus community, but the greater community in which they are situated. In a world where people are bombarded with commercial mainstream media we see

Setting low expectations

I was reading through the Campus Alberta Planning Framework and reviewing the annual report from Alberta Advanced Education and Technology this morning and got to thinking about expectations on enrolment. It is no secret that our participation rate here in Alberta is low, the lowest in Canada. The Government of Alberta measures what percentage of

Wildrose Alliance announces advanced education policy

The Wildrose Alliance just announced their advanced education policy at the University of Calgary, and you can also see it here online. This is the first of what will be many announcements about post-secondary education leading up to the next election. It is evident that post-secondary education is a important issue for many Albertans, and