It turns out U of S students do care about their school, and they’re willing to do something about it. Let’s just hope we can all get over our reluctance to be shit-disturbers and keep pushing for positive engagement on campus. This is more than a degree mill, after all.
University Council voted at its late December meeting to push through a sweeping plan to restructure the College of Medicine. The plan, titled “A New Vision for the College of Medicine,” was designed with consultation from both faculty members and university administrators.
President Ilene Busch-Vishniac stood before university council Nov. 15 and spoke with gutsy candor about her job and the future of the College of Medicine. “Here I am, five months into my tenure, and yet I know — already — the biggest challenge that we face. I know what will define my term as president.
University of Saskatchewan President Ilene Busch-Vishniac prevented a bitter debate at last month’s university council meeting after arbitrating an under-the-table deal between university administration and College of Medicine faculty.