FPSE News

Letter to Minister shows cuts are caused by chronic underfunding says faculty: This letter demonstrates a government-appointed College board agreeing with what faculty throughout the province have bee...
"A month ago colleges and universities were told by the provincial government that their budgets were being cut by 2.6%. Today we are told that the province is creating two new universities without an...
April 12, 2007 - Over 10,000 post-secondary educators in BC's community colleges, university colleges and institutes have ratified a new three year contract. The new agreement, which covers faculty an...
"The Minister of Advanced Education is trying to pretend that everything is okay," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. "He's wrong. Everything is not okay in po...
Increases, not cuts, needed to reduce provincial labour shortages Proposed cuts to programs have surprised and shocked faculty and students at Vancouver Community College (VCC). The cuts would elimina...
March 20, 2008 - “It seems our Premier has lost interest in what used to be one of his key priorities,” said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE). Oliver was co...
"I don't know what happened to their so-called Heartland strategy, but the latest provincial budget is completely ignoring the mounting job crisis we see in the Central Interior," said Cindy Oliver, P...
"Post-secondary education will see a decrease in per student funding under this budget despite the fact that the Minister of Finance highlights a growing skills shortage as a critical risk to the Brit...
Those murders eighteen years ago have become a stark reminder to us all of the problem of violence against women. According to the United Nations, at least one in three women in the world has been sev...
"It's a long time coming, but we are glad to see this policy change is finally going to happen," said Cindy Oliver, President of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators. Ms. Oliver was reacting to...