Part I: a prof shortage?
A large part of a university’s reputation depends on
the quality of its faculty. Demographic changes will result
in an increase in competitiveness between North American universities
to recruit and retain superior faculty, but how does Western
fit into this picture, and how strong is the university in
terms of retaining good professors?
Student parents concerned
over new day care’s priorities
Western Day Care is moving across the street and ownership
is being transferred to the YMCA-YWCA, leaving some parents
soar despite ‘weak’ industry
Canada’s insurance companies raked in $2.6 billion in
profits in 2003 — a whopping 775 per cent jump over the
previous year — but many are slamming the industry for
raising premiums after pleading financial difficulty.
Bird prof not retiring
Ryan Zimmerling, the adjunct professor who has been teaching
biology 355b, Adaptation and Ecology of Birds, is not retiring,
contrary to what was reported yesterday in The Gazette.
McGill and students
in food fight
Administration at McGill University is rumoured to be proposing
the consolidation of its food services, a possibility that
has one student group up in arms.
Council votes in
favour of prez salary increase
The University Students’ Council voted in favour of
giving the president — and therefore the USC Board of
Directors and The Gazette front office members — a raise
at Wednesday night’s council meeting.
Canada and Denmark
heading to war over lump of ice?
Be warned: a new study by The Gazette’s idiotology department
has shown dummyism is on the rise — and we proved that
with no government funding.
Board chosen: Perry a traitor
> Ivey boys show off
> Dude to go bald: fundraiser
> Snooty schools to meet