2009 Archive

November 5, 2009 , Ottawa, ON. - Peter Halpin, Executive Director, Association of Atlantic Universities to address ( Click here for Remarks ) the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. Click here for the AAU Pre-Budget Submission

October 15, 2009, Halifax, NS. – Enrolments have increased in all key categories at Atlantic Canada’s universities. The Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) today released its 2009-10 Preliminary Survey of Enrolments . For more information, see: Backgrounder with university contact information.

September 24, 2009, St. John’s, NL – Atlantic Canada’s universities and community colleges have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing greater collaboration among institutions and improving completion times, enabling students to have a more seamless educational experience in attaining their post-secondary credentials. This MOU demonstrates institutional commitment to maximizing learning experiences of students so they do not have to repeat post-secondary experiences. AAU & APCCC MOU on Credit Transfer Agreements

Retention of Aboriginal Students in Post-Secondary Institutions in Atlantic Canada :
An Analysis of the Supports Available to Aboriginal Students Click here

Chronicle Herald guest column, May 27, 2009, Higher Education should be a priority

May 20, 2009, CONSUP has prepared a public policy document, Making a Commitment to Higher Education in Nova Scotia , that provides candidates, Nova Scotia’s provincial party caucuses and the future Provincial Government with CONSUP’s perspective and specific recommendations concerning university operating budgets and tuition rates; capital investment in campus infrastructure renewal; research and development strategies; student access and affordability of higher education, and student attraction and retention strategies.

2009 Atlantic Leaders' Summit Report

March 25, 2009 - Chronicle Herald guest column, more...

Editorial Letter, Universities Rise to the Challenge - more...

News Release: Atlantic Leaders' Summit