Board of Governors

Articles
Trent Institutional Investment: How it Works, and How it Affects the Planet
In this investigative piece, Irene Suvillaga dives into the daunting question of how institutional investment works and where Trent's money goes. In this institutional investment 101 article, Irene provides an easy-to-follow explanation on understanding funds, investment strategies and future plans in Trent’s financial workings. Through a series of interviews and external reports, this piece also touches on the question of divestment, questioning Trent’s position as an environmental leader.
I Don't Give A Damn About Our Reputation
Evan Robins directs her attention to the upcoming school year and the reputation Trent tends to garner amongst incoming students, compiling a counter-narrative to the university’s polished façade. You came to Trent for a reason, you ought to know the truth behind it.
A Half Empty Residence, a Tuition Hike, and a Message from Curve Lake: June's Board of Governors Meeting
Brazil Gaffney-Knox outlines the events of the Board of Governors meeting on June 25th, the final meeting of the academic year. Motions were passed, speeches made, (some) discussions ensued. TL;DR Curve Lake First Nation Chief, Emily Whetung commended Trent for its commitment to Indigenous peoples and positive relationship with Curve Lake, applications to Durham’s new residence are sparse and Leo’s “realistic hope” is that they’ll have half the promised capacity when school starts, BoG makes the “political” decision to increase to out-of-province tuition by 3%.
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Growing Pains
Growing Pains is an Arthur Newspaper podcast about the corporatization of Trent University and how it affects students, faculty, and the community in which our university lies. We want to tell you the story of how this small, collegial, liberal arts university has grown into something perhaps unrecognizable from its original form.
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