David Turpin was installed as President at the University of Alberta earlier this week. His inaugural speech was good. Very good. Read a shortened version of it here.
(Full disclosure: I spoke at a leadership function at the University of Alberta in August, for which I received a fee. The University has also recently purchased two of our syndicated research products. Make of that what you wish.)
The speech starts out with what I would call some standard defences of the university, which any … [ Read More ]