Mount Allison boosts tuition, extends president’s contract
SACKVILLE, N.B. – The president of Mount Allison University has been given a two-year contract extension.
The board of regents at the Sackville, N.B. school says Robert Campbell will now serve as president through June 2018.
The board also approved the university’s 2014-15 operating budget and says tuition for full-time Canadian students will increase by $219 to $7,464.
It says the increase is in line with the tuition cap allowed by the province.
During its meeting Tuesday the board also turned down a request by the students’ union for a tuition rebate following the three-week faculty strike earlier this year.
However, the board says it will consider whether help should be given to students who were most adversely effected by the walkout.
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