Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit
In January 2021, Thompson Rivers University launched a three-year, co-funded community-engaged research model, embedding a researcher-in-residence team in Kamloops City Hall and a series of city-driven projects, with the aim of creating a sustainable bridge between the city and the University. The objective here is the integration of community engaged research practices over a significant … Continue reading "Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit"
June 15, 2022
University Funding in Canada, A Comparison of Provincial Policies on University Funding, Student Aid, and Research Support
July 13, 2021
CAUBO Webinar: The Canadian Collaborative Procurement Initiative (CCIP): Procurement Opportunities for Universities in Canada (PDF Presentation)
October 1, 2019
“Breaking silos” is often one of the objectives that appear in the strategic plans adopted by universities. At the Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS), “breaking silos” was more of a means of carrying out the strategic planning exercise the new administration launched in September 2017. Working without an external consultant, the president’s team fully appropriated the … Continue reading "Breaking silos right from the launch of a strategic planning exercise"
June 10, 2019
Land is one of the University of New Brunswick's (UNB) key assets. In addition to its core campus lands, UNB owns significant endowment lands, many of which are used directly for teaching and research. In 2003, UNB adopted a Land Management Strategy (LMS) that provided an administrative framework for the co-ordinated management of our … Continue reading "Collaborative Development of a Governance and Reporting Framework for Land Development Activities"
June 13, 2016
McGill’s vision to implement “Satellite Procurement operations” started taking shape in 2009, with the goal to improve customer service and strengthen the impartiality of the procurement process. The model relies heavily on collaboration, building relationships and sharing functional knowledge while focusing on improving customer response time, process efficiencies and cost savings. A value driven and … Continue reading "“McGill Satellite Procurement Operations” – A Customer Centric Approach"
April 16, 2015
Mutual Benefit: The Relationship between Universities & Government, A New Era of Biosafety and Security is Dawning, Collaborative Procurement in Post-Secondary Education:The Attributes of a Successful Consortium, The Big Picture: Developing Energy Management Plans for University Campuses
Tags: Collaboration, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities, Government Relations, Operations and Maintenance, Procurement, Risk Management, Shared Services, University Manager
January 17, 2014
The Section 211 Marathon – A Test of Endurance | The Long Game: The Importance of Political Sustainability in University Management | Review of University Endowment and Pension Funds
September 17, 2012
Financement des infrastructures
Tags: Academic, Benchmarking, Culture, Deferred Maintenance, Facilities, Financial Management, Fraud, Governance, Government Relations, Internal Audit, Investing, Investment Committees, Policies, Reports, Resource Allocation, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Surveys, Treasury and Investment, University Manager
September 17, 2011
A Fine Balance: Challenges to University Governance, Accountability and Autonomy
April 17, 2011
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