EBSS event LB5Q cancelled

Due to the loss of university support, the Edwards Business Student’s Society announced on June 20 that its Little Buddy Big Buddy Barbecue — known colloquially as LB5Q — has been cancelled.
Busch-Vishniac was terminated on May 21.

Gordon Barnhart named acting U of S president

On May 21, former Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Gordon Barnhart was appointed as acting president of the University of Saskatchewan following the same-day firing of Ilene Busch-Vishniac from the position.
Ilene Busch-Vishniac

U of S president Ilene Busch-Vishniac fired

On May 21, the University of Saskatchewan’s Board of Governors announced the termination of Ilene Busch-Vishniac’s appointment as university president and vice-chancellor.

Saskatoon syphilis outbreak declines

After declaring an outbreak of syphilis in the city on Mar. 12, the Saskatoon Health Region has seen a decline in reported cases of the sexually transmitted infection.
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.