Category Archives: Mount Allison University

Union president says StatsCan figures don’t tell full story about Mt. A. salaries

Mount Allison professors are not as highly paid as Statistics Canada figures indicate according to the president of MAFA, the university’s faculty association. In an e-mail to┬áThe New Wark Times, Jeff Lilburn suggests that the median salary of $127,075 cited … Continue reading

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Mount Allison professors among most highly paid in Atlantic Canada

According to figures released this week by Statistics Canada, full-time teaching staff including deans at Mount Allison are among the highest paid at universities in Atlantic Canada with an average (median) salary of $127,075. Of the 12 Atlantic universities included … Continue reading

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Town staff quickly re-paint Sackville ‘pride’ crosswalks to fix pink & green

Controversy erupted on social media this week after Sackville’s mayor, deputy mayor and four councillors joined representatives from Mount Allison University and an LGBTQ advocate to put the finishing touches on one of three rainbow crosswalks. The crosswalks, on Main … Continue reading

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Three new names announced for Sackville Arts Wall

The Sackville Arts Wall Committee has announced its 2017 inductees. The late musician and dancer Mary Connelly, artist and photographer Thaddeus Holownia and singer-songwriter Julie Doiron are joining the distinguished writers, performers and artists whose photos and biographies are displayed … Continue reading

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Councillor Aiken warns Lyme disease poses serious threat in Sackville area

Town Councillor Ron Aiken is urging people in the Sackville area to be careful about ticks when they’re outdoors in the woods or in grassy areas. During last night’s town council meeting, Aiken, who is a Mount Allison University biology … Continue reading

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Graffiti reflects anger at Mt. A. as university searches for new president

A prominent activist at Mount Allison says the graffiti messages, “Decolonize” and “Enough Lip Service,” spray-painted last night outside the university library, reflect students’ frustrations at what they see as the administration’s inadequate response to their demands for fundamental changes. … Continue reading

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Emotions run high as Mt. A students step up protest against university ties to fossil fuels

The upper floor of the Mount Allison administration building rang with songs, chants and laughter today after more than 50 students moved in seeking a face-to-face meeting with university president Robert Campbell. A couple of hours later the students got … Continue reading

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