The current governance crisis at Concordia
Last updated on April 12, 2011
Aislin, The Gazette, January 8, 2011
Fred Lowy pledges cooperation, openness as Concordia's interim president, an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 21, 2011.
good day gone bad, an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 22, 2011.
Concordia - Les irrépréhensibles, an article by
Marie-Andrée Chouinard in Le Devoir, January 24, 2011
very short goodbye, an article by Martin Patriquin in Maclean's,
January 31, 2011.
settles with dismissed auditors Ted Nowak and Saad Zubair, an
article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, February 1, 2011.
Board of Governors will meet without Peter Kruyt, an article by Peggy
Curran in the Gazette, February 14, 2011.
petition calls for Peter Kruyt to stand down, an article by Peggy
Curran in the Gazette, February 16, 2011.
at Concordia's Board of Governors meeting,
an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, February 17, 2011.
Outsources Scrutiny, an article by Justin Giovannetti in The Link,
March 1, 2011
Sharma leaving Concordia's JMSB for University of Vermont,
an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, March 3, 2011
universités ne sont pas des entreprises privées, an
open letter by François Blais in Cyberpresse.ca, March 8, 2011
faculty call on Lowy to suspend Ad Hoc BoG governance committee,
an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, March 9, 2011
Concordia et la fin de la collégialité
universitaire, an article by François Blais in
Le Soleil, March 15, 2011
President steps down, Concordia University NOW, December 22, 2010
message from Lucie Lequin
emailed to CUFA members on January 4, 2011
refutes Concordia's explanation of her departure, CTV Montreal,
January 5, 2011
Concordia's board has failed to provide a plausible explanation,
an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 6, 2011.
meeting, no vote, no formal decision. Is that kosher?, another article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 6, 2011.
Concordia - Coûteux et douteux, an article by
Marie-Andrée Chouinard in Le Devoir, January 8, 2011
open letter to Peter Kruyt, Chair of the Board of Governors of
Concordia sent to The Gazette, The Globe and Mail, The
Link, and The Concordian on January 10, 2011
from Concordia Board of Governors Chair, Concordia University NOW,
January 10, 2011
twist in Concordia saga: Student reps wanted Woodsworth out, an
article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 14, 2011.
adopted at the CUFA Special Meeting of January 17, 2011
passed between January 6 and February 11, 2011 with regard to the actions of
the Board of Governors
Minutes of the open session of the meeting of Senate
held on Friday, January 21, 2011
(item 9, 'Departure of the President', is on pages 3 - 6).
petition sent to the Board of Governors on February 16, 2011
Don't forget to keep our heads high!
letter sent to Dr. Lowy from Holly Nazar, Rushdia Mehreen, Erik Chevrier, and Louise Birdsell Bauer
- Le manifeste de l'université québécoise: pour une
université libre, accessible, démocratique et publique
gouvernance des universités dans l'économie du
savoir (par Maxime Ouellet et Eric Martin)
- Democracy's Nemesis:
The Rise of the Corporate University, by Henry A. Giroux
interview with David Bernans, the author of Con U
Inc.: Privatization, Marketization and Globalization at Concordia
University (and Beyond)
Grim Threat to British Universities, an article by Simon Head in
The New York Review of Books, January 13, 2011
Perils of Philanthropy, an article by Paul Hamel and John Valleau
in The Blue and White, February 9, 2011
Browne, an article in London Review of Books by Iain Pears, March
"charter universities" the future of state-funded higher ed?, an
article in Stateline by
David Harrison, March 18, 2011
the United States Is Destroying Its Education System, an article
in Truthdig by Chris Hedges, April 10, 2011
An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level
An Act respecting university foundations
of Concordia University
of Concordia University
University Code of Ethics
governance review committee
- Board of Governors
Clique de Concordia by Steve Faguy in Fagstein,
January 9, 2011
- The endless board: Board of Governors ignores term
an article by Justin Giovannetti on page 5 of The Link, January
who on Concordia's board, an article by Peggy Curran in the Gazette, January 22, 2011.
- The Man Behind
The Curtain, an article by
Laura Beeston and Justin Giovannetti in The Link, February 15, 2011.
draft of an academic plan for Concordia University, 2011 -