Vision 2025 rescinded despite objections from motion’s original proponents.
The firing and subsequent rehiring of Robert Buckingham has brought the University of Saskatchewan into the national spotlight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Four of the University of Saskatchewan’s highest paid executives earn over $300,000 per year.
On Feb. 27, University Council defeated a non-confidence motion in TransformUS put forth by English professor Len Findlay.
On Feb. 3, University President Ilene Busch-Vishniac sent a letter to the campus community outlining the results of the nearly two-month long TransformUS consultation phase.
University Council gave no response to a motion of non-confidence in the TransformUS process that University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union President Max FineDay presented at the Jan. 23 council meeting.