Universities in Canadian Society
From: Campus Confidential
A complete analysis of the role of universities in Canadian Society separated as such: 73 There’s a New Quiet Revolution in Quebec
74 Academic Freedom Is Endangered by Neglect
75 Language Study Is in Decline
76 Successful Universities Need a Ton of Money
77 Universities Need Core Courses
78 Academic Fraud Is a Reality
79 Guaranteeing Basic Competencies
80 A Nationally Uneven System
81 Quebec’s Funding Fiasco: Building Provincial Mediocrity
82 Almost Everyone Is Eligible
83 Don’t Mock the Social Sciences
84 The University Myth
85 Will Universities Lead the Innovation Economy?
86 Universities Are Like Post Offices
87 Core Courses Won’t Work 88 The Mandate for Universities Is Confusing
89 Popular Culture Distorts Our Perception of University Life
90 The Death of the Holistic University Experience
91 Canada Needs More Science and Technology Graduates
92 We Need a Steady Supply of International Students
93 Some of Our Best Grads Are Leaving
94 Struggling with English
95 Digital Technologies
96 Lower-Income Families and Universities
97 Do Our Business Schools Have a Future?
98 Is There a Student Debt Crisis?
99 Top Priority: Teaching and Learning
100 Our Universities: A Global Success Story
Ken S. Coates
KEN S. COATES is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. Formerly, he was Dean, Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo. He lives in Saskatoon
BILL MORRISON was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Ken S. Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, BC.