Indira Samarasekera

Type: Person
Name: Indira Samarasekera
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

U of A President Indira Samarasekera delivers final state of the university address

Ten years and more than a $1 billion later, University of Alberta’s president Indira Samarasekera delivered her final state of the university address Thursday, commending the university on its growth over the last decade.Set to step down from her position ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

University of Alberta endowment reaches $1B

The University of Alberta's endowment fund has topped $1 billion for the first time in its history, the institution announced Thursday, following years of high fundraising“This is an important milestone towards our goal of a $1.5 billion endowment. This ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

University of Saskatchewan fund shortage may hurt other schools

Universities around the country will suffer as a result of the University of Saskatchewan’s decision to cancel its budget review process, predicts Indira Samarasekera, the outspoken president of neighbouring University of Alberta.Every Canadian university ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sept. 9: Alberta’s new reality show – and other letters to the editor

As the new leader of Alberta, Jim Prentice has promised “a commitment to integrity and acceptance of responsibility” (For Prentice, A Huge Task Ahead – Sept. 8).Integrity and responsibility are motherhood issues and ought to be an implicit part of any ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta Tory leadership hopefuls divided on hefty tuition hikes

The perceived frontrunner in the provincial Tory leadership race says he wants a “full briefing” on potential market-modifier tuition hikes at some Alberta post-secondary institutions, but an opponent is accusing him of hedging.Jim Prentice, widely considered ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Five light pieces on a serious subject: why we want the university president's job

We argued that four eminently qualified scholars could contribute much more to a university than any single person could. Split four ways, the minimum base salary for the president of $400,000 CAN would constitute a raise for each of the applicants. ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian professors pull clever stunt to expose the outrageous pay of university administrators

The current president and vice-chancellor of the University of Alberta, Indira Samarasekera, is leaving next summer. This means that her job, which pays at least $400,000, is up for grabs. I’m sure the search committee expected a lot of top talent in ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 17 2014]

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U of A President Indira Samarasekera delivers f... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 19 2014]
University of Alberta endowment reaches $1B [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 18 2014]
University of Alberta endowment tops $1B [Published CBC - Sep 18 2014]
University of Saskatchewan fund shortage may hu... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
University of Saskatchewan fund shortage may hu... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 17 2014]
Sept. 9: Alberta’s new reality show – and other... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 09 2014]
Alberta Tory leadership hopefuls divided on hef... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 24 2014]
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