Alberta Diary: Taxpayers and students have a right to know what’s happening at Athabasca University

Athabasca University from the air, with the town of Athabasca in the background. Below: Former VP Academic Margaret Haughey, President Frits Pannekoek and former VP IT Brian Stewart. What the heck is going on at Athabasca University? It was revealed to the university’s faculty earlier this week that four senior administrators have left the on-line ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Are Athabasca University’s days numbered?

TweetIs Athabasca University coming to an end? Government and institution officials say no, but sources say discussions are taking place that could alter the services provided by Alberta’s online distance learning university, including a potential merger with the University of Alberta. With a looming provincial budget and post-secondary institutions preparing themselves for potential funding cuts, ...