TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty
Associations (OCUFA), representing more than 15,000 professors and academic
librarians, is pleased to welcome John Milloy as the new Minister of Training
Colleges and Universities.
"OCUFA appreciated the opportunity to work with the McGuinty government
over the last four years to improve post secondary education in Ontario, said
OCUFA's president, Professor Brian E. Brown.
"The Reaching Higher plan is a good beginning; however, there is still
much to be done to ensure that students receive the high standard of
educational experience they deserve," he said.
Ontario ranks last in Canada in per capita funding of universities. As a
result, the quality of university education in Ontario is in jeopardy, OCUFA
warns, just as the province's economy needs "the best and the brightest" the
"We look forward to working with the new minister to continue to improve
the quality of higher education in Ontario," Brown said.
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