$12 million donated to UBC Law School
Peter Allard, a University of British Columbia alumnus, lawyer and investment manager, has donated $11.86 million to UBC’s Faculty of Law, the largest single donation in the school’s history.
Alumni partnership brings Varsity football back to Carleton
Carleton University has announced the reinstatement of varsity football, beginning in the fall of 2013, more than a dozen years after the program was scrapped for financial reasons in 1998.
SAIT receives $7-million towards new complex
SAIT has received a $7-million donation from Stan Grad (a graduate from the school’s petroleum technology program) and his wife, to help meet its $75-million campaign target to build a new Trades and Technology Complex.
Loyalist College creates $7 million budget reserve
Quebec PSE "on the precipice"
McGill University principal Heather Munroe-Blum addressed the Canadian Club of Montreal yesterday, declaring that PSE in the province "est au bord du précipice," thanks to "ineffective, indeed now perversely misaligned funding mechanisms" and the lowest per-student funding in Canada.
Royal Roads U receives series of donations to Robert Bateman Centre
Donations to uWaterloo top $53 million
uAlberta receives $25 million for clean energy research
Ottawa awards Ryerson $20 million to redevelop Maple Leaf Gardens
Holland College launches "Learning. For Life" capital campaign
On Friday, Holland College kicked off its multimillion-dollar "Learning. For Life" capital campaign, the most ambitious fundraising effort in the college's 40-year history. The campaign has a priority focus in 4 critical areas: students; facilities; programs; and innovation. Over 75% of the campaign's original private-sector goal of $4 million has already been realized.