This paper presents new projects and directions for change proposed by Ontario universities in response to a discussion paper released by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, which ...

Transforming Ontario Universities

Published: October 3, 2012

This paper presents new projects and directions for change proposed by Ontario universities in response to a discussion paper released by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, which had called for accelerated change to improve the Ontario postsecondary sector. The report presents principles that should guide university sector transformation: protecting and enhancing the high quality of the educational experience; maintaining the competitiveness of student skills and credentials; flexibility for universities to use resources most effectively; respect for the collegial governance structures of universities and, in particular, the role of senates in guiding the academic mission of universities. It also looks at how universities can leverage existing innovations and best practices in areas of common cause with Ontario colleges and other stakeholders.

More on this Report

From Our Blog

There are times when one gets to welcome a new member to a family or organization with great excitement and expectations and there are times one gets to reflect with great sadness, on the departure of another.
Bonnie Patterson: Reflections on Leadership, Life and Losing a Friend July 29, 2015

There are times when one gets to welcome a new member to a family or organization with great excitement and expectations and there are times one gets to reflect with great sadness, on the departure of another.

Read more

In the News

Western’s CREVAWC receives $1 million to become national hub for supporting victims of family violence July 31, 2015

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received $1,008,271 from the Public Health Agency of Canada to become the national Knowledge Hub for supporting the health and wellbeing of victims of domestic violence and child abuse.

Read more

Join the Conversation

#UniversityWorks