Indira Samarasekera

Type: Person
Name: Indira Samarasekera
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Budget 2014 increases spaces for post-secondary students

Post-secondary students in Alberta will enjoy greater access to high-demand programs with a $32.5 million increase in provincial funding.The additional funding in Budget 2014 will add 2,000 new spaces to the Campus Alberta system to increase access to ... [Published Rimbey Review - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Magna board promises end to Stronach pay

“The Stronach compensation arrangements will not be renewed, extended or replaced with any other form of compensation,” the corporate governance compensation and nominating committee of Magna’s board emphasizes in the circular for the company’s annual ... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

University presidents’ houses scrutinized from Western to Winnipeg

For sale: the University of Winnipeg’s presidential house (Brian Buettner for Chris Pennycook of Royal LePage)Last year, Lloyd Axworthy, president of the University of Winnipeg, moved out of the faux-Tudor house at 49 Oak. St. where he lived for most ... [Published Macleans Online - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Campus forum details budget and change agenda

U of A President Indira Samarasekera hosted a campus forum Wednesday afternoon to address the Comprehensive Institutional Plan (CIP) and the institutional budget for the 2014–15 year.The forum comes just weeks after the province announced $2.27 billion ... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

General Faculties Council — March 24, 2014

Fall reading week proposal recommended to provostGFC approved a proposal brought forward by Petros Kusmu, Students’ Union President, to recommend the provost approve the implementation of fall reading week for the 2015–16 academic year.Kusmu emphasized ... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

U of A’s Samarasekera Flys to South Africa

A week after the South African “travelgate” cost Alison Redford her job, the President of the University of Alberta is flying to meetings half a world away.During eighteen months of budget restraint, U of A President Indira Samarasekera cancelled all ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

5 Days for the Homeless

The Vexed Vagina: Journeys in vagina positivity 03/19/2014Our pad and tampon corporations bleach the very products we’re supposed to put in/on our sensitive genitals. They make special “freshening” wipes, deodorizing sprays and douches to disinfect its ... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Samarasekera discusses budget, Change Agenda and presidential search at campus forum

Editorial — Despite many years of service, the CUP is now half-empty 03/19/2014The oldest student newswire service in the world is in a heap of financial trouble, and they want your money to fix it. But despite the launch of a well-meaning online fundraising ... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Board of Governors — March 14, 2014

University launches search for a new PresidentIndira Samarasekera announced at last Friday’s Board of Governors meeting that she will not seek a third term as University of Alberta President. The university will now publicly launch its international search ... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Monday, March 17

Hour 1 is dedicated to discussing the state of our embattled premier’s PC party. From grade six students complaining about the maturity of the PC caucus in Question Period to the apparent growing unrest among MLAs voicing their plans of jumping ship.Hour ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 4 reports

U of A president to step down

The University of Alberta’s president and vice-chancellor says she will not seek a third term.Indira Samarasekera has told the board of governors that she’ll be leaving her office when her contract runs out June 30, 2015.That will wrap up ten years in ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

U of A President NOT Seeking a Third Term

University of Alberta President Indira Samarasekera is leaving.Every Friday, Samarasekera posts a blog but today it’s a blockbuster. She says: “at the Board of Governors meeting today, I have notified the board that I will not seek a third term as president ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 14 2014]

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Budget 2014 increases spaces for post-secondary... [Published Rimbey Review - Apr 16 2014]
Magna board promises end to Stronach pay [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 07 2014]
University presidents’ houses scrutinized from ... [Published Macleans Online - Apr 04 2014]
Calgary under fire after claims that she plagia... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 28 2014]
Campus forum details budget and change agenda [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 26 2014]
General Faculties Council — March 24, 2014 [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 26 2014]
U of A’s Samarasekera Flys to South Africa [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 25 2014]
5 Days for the Homeless [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 22 2014]
Samarasekera discusses budget, Change Agenda an... [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 20 2014]
Board of Governors — March 14, 2014 [Published University of Alberta Gateway - Mar 19 2014]
Monday, March 17 [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 17 2014]
U of A president to step down [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 14 2014]
President Samarasekera will not seek third term [Published University of Alberta Express News - Mar 14 2014]
Indira Samarasekera will not be seeking third t... [Published Metro Canada - Mar 14 2014]
University of Alberta president not seeking thi... [Published Global News Canada - Mar 14 2014]
UofA Looking for a New President [Published Connect2Edmonton - Mar 14 2014]
U of A President NOT Seeking a Third Term [Published CHED 630 AM - Mar 14 2014]
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Portions of a speech last fall by the chief superintendent of Calgary’s public school board about ethical leadership and integrity are strikingly similar to an academic book published three years ago, says an expert on plagiarism. The University of ...
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