October 29, 1999 Volume 7, Number 5


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COVER STORIES

Council rejects tuition report

After an intense 2-1/2-hour meeting that saw Place Riel Theatre jammed to its 370-seat capacity by vocal students, U of S Council voted Oct. 21 to side with the students and reject a 32-page report on tuition fees from its own budget committee.

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Public opinion survey informs future actions

A strategic focus and emphasis on results is sound practice at any time – but when resources are tight it is critical.

U of S Communications Director Heather Magotiaux says a recent survey of Saskatchewan public opinion will help the University to be more strategic in its communication efforts, by highlighting gaps in public information. The University can then target its limited communication resources to filling those gaps.

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U of S First & Best campaign a $52-million success story

Many organizations and institutions mount major fundraising campaigns, but the results of the U of S’s recent five-year-long funding drive was "a very rare occurrence in a fundraiser’s career," according to the woman at the centre of it all.

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Making it official

New U of S Pres. Peter MacKinnon, centre, greets members of the Senate, Faculty and other dignitaries onstage at Saskatoon’s Centennial Auditorium Oct. 22, moments after being sworn in as the University’s eighth president.

(see MacKinnon’s remarks)




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