Charest, Beauchamp Offer Alternative to $1625 Hike
Quebec Premier Jean Charest and Education Minister Line Beauchamp announced a tweaked alternative to planned tuition fee increases at a press conference on April 27.
Group of Students Silence Presidential Introduction
The introduction of the potential incoming Concordia president Dr. Alan Shepard was cut short with the wailing of a bullhorn and chanting students in the packed D.B. Clarke Theatre on April 24.
Concordia President to Send Letter to Charest
Concordia University Senate voted unanimously to request that Quebec Premier Jean Charest start an unconditional dialogue with student groups, and that Interim Concordia President Frederick Lowy pass along the message.
University Announces Presidential Candidate, Board Chair and JMSB Dean
Concordia announced on April 19 its recommendation for Dr. Alan Shepard as university President, along with its decision on the next Board of Governors Chair Norman Hébert and Dean of the John Molson School of Business Steve Harvey.
Rally Discusses Social, Political Climate At ConU
A group of about 40 students and other community members gathered outside the Hall Building on April 13 to discuss the current climate of the ongoing strike in light of yesterday’s demonstration.
Concordia Lifts $20 Fee Due to “Exceptional Circumstances”
Students applying for Incomplete status, which allows extended deadlines for submitting work for their final grade, need not pay the usual $20 per course fee this semester.
Laforest and Gallardo Recognized by Student Union
After over two hours of deliberation, the Concordia Student Union special council meeting voted on April 12 to uphold the Judicial Board’s March 16 decision to reinstate CSU president-elect Schubert Laforest and VP Academic…
First Day of Exams Sees Violence
Anti-tuition hike protesters blocked the entrance to Concordia’s Hall Building on the morning of April 12, delaying the first day of scheduled exams and increasing tension between striking and non-striking students.
Multi-Pronged Student Protest through the Streets of Montreal
Hundreds of students marched through downtown Montreal in waves throughout April 11 in protest of tuition increases slated to begin in September.
Six Councilors and Solo Senate Seat Disqualified
According to an email from the CEO, six CSU councilors and the only senate seat have been disqualified after failing to submit their campaigning expense forms.