Category Archives: Mount Allison University

New book will feature 47 ‘amazing people’ of the Tantramar; Helen Beale, George Stanley & others

Stories about the legendary Sackville teacher Helen Beale entertained members of the Tantramar Heritage Trust on Wednesday at the historic Anderson Octagonal House on Queens Road. Helen Beale, the much-loved teacher who imparted English grammar to generations of schoolchildren, is … Continue reading

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Acadian Jean-Paul Boudreau appointed 15th Mt. A. president

It’s official. Jean-Paul Boudreau is the new president of Mount Allison University. “I am thrilled and deeply honoured to be named Mount Allison’s 15th President and Vice- Chancellor,” Boudreau says in a news release posted on the university’s website. “Mount … Continue reading

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Indigenous historian urges scrapping investments in fossil fuels

The campaign to get Mount Allison University to pull its investments from big fossil fuel companies got a boost this week from a Lakota historian who helped lead the fight against an oil pipeline in North Dakota. LaDonna Brave Bull … Continue reading

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Mt. A. students again ask university governing board to shed investments in Big Oil

Students activists have again urged Mount Allison’s highest governing body to join a growing worldwide movement and withdraw the university’s investments from big fossil fuel companies. “Do the right thing, be on the right side of history,” Louis Sobol of … Continue reading

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Economics professor predicts NB will lose money selling pot

An economics professor startled participants in a seminar at Mount Allison University on Friday when he pulled a $50 bill from his wallet and offered it to anyone who could get him one gram of marijuana within an hour. A … Continue reading

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Would-be Mt. A. president quizzed on university investments in fossil fuels

The sole candidate to become the next president of Mount Allison University faced what he acknowledged were “tough questions” Monday as he talked with dozens of students on campus during a pizza lunch in Gracie’s CafĂ©. Jean-Paul Boudreau, who teaches … Continue reading

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Acadian Jean-Paul Boudreau in line to become 15th Mt. A. president

Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau, who teaches in the psychology department at Ryerson University in Toronto, is the finalist candidate in the search for a new president at Mount Allison University. Boudreau has been invited to visit the Mt. A. campus on … Continue reading

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