By Karen Seidman. Université Laval says Quebec universities will be forced to slash their operating budgets for a third consecutive year and that the budget cuts are starting to compromise the university’s mission and threaten programs that rely on getting accreditation.
The rector of Université Laval, Denis Brière, called on Higher Education Minister Pierre Duchesne to keep his promise to reinvest in Quebec universities without further cuts.
Brière said universities are being asked to tighten their belts by trimming $123 million in spending, which amounts to $18 million for Laval. More...