Brett Fairbairn informed the U of S via email of two administrative positions’ elimination.

Senior admin layoffs tied to TransformUS

Announced via email to University of Saskatchewan community on March 27, the elimination of two associate vice-president positions was influenced by the soon-to-be implemented TransformUS plan.

Admin: no commitment to childcare expansion

Following the announcement that the University of Saskatchewan would be re-examining all of its options for childcare expansion, Vice-President Finance and Resources Greg Fowler said they had never made a commitment to a proposed daycare facility next to Souris Hall.
Chief Returning Officer Shauhrat Gill, UWSA Vice-President University Affairs Jake Dejong and President Rob Crawford (left to right) at the March 13 student association meeting.

None of the above sweeps Windsor student election; executives scramble for solution

Outgoing executives for the University of Windsor Student Alliance — representing over 10,000 undergraduate students — are scrambling to make decisions that will determine the fate of the union after the association’s 2014 general elections resulted in a vacancy of all executive, board of directors, board of governors and senate positions.

Tuition, TransformUS opposition on the rise

Student and faculty groups at the University of Saskatchewan are stepping up their opposition to TransformUS in the wake of the latest round of tuition hikes on March 17.
USSU Pride Centre Coordinator Jack Saddleback led the large to amend the university’s 
non-discrimination to include gender expression, gender identity and two-spirit identities.

U of S expands non-discrimination policy

The University of Saskatchewan has added gender identity, gender expression and two-spirit identities to its Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy.
USSU 2014-15

2014–15 USSU executive voted in

Announced in Upper Place Riel on March 27, the University of Saskatchewan undergraduate student body has chosen its students’ union executive members for the 2014–15 academic year.

Copyright infringement no worry for students

A recent court decision in the case involving corporations TekSavvy and Voltage Pictures is working towards shutting down copyright trolling in Canada and protecting alleged infringers from exploitation.