No, not Dwayne Johnson (though You’re Welcome is indeed a great song). I’m talking about Newfoundland (and Labrador), where the Minister of Advanced Education, Gerry Byrne, has decided to pick a fight with Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN).
Why, you ask? Good question.
MUN is in a position somewhat like the one the University of Alberta faced a couple of years ago, only worse. Up to about 2012, a decade of hydrocarbon-fueled provincial budgets made MUN a pretty fun place. The provincial … [ Read More ]