University of Saskatchewan News


Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning

The child-care plan

October 28, 2014

The announcement Oct. 14 that a stand-alone child-care centre on the U of S campus would soon go to tender is just part of a multi-pronged approach to addressing a child-care waiting list that currently contains about 700 names.

Some 42 acres of corn were harvested in the fields nearby the Beef Research and Teaching Unit.

Corn rows

October 23, 2014

Fall is busy in fields around campus—it’s time to reap what we sow.

Judy Yungwirth, director of Corporate Administration.

Taking stock of the land

October 16, 2014

Judy Yungwirth could use a crystal ball; it would come in handy for her current project.

The U of S has set up a temporary shuttle service during the City of Saskatoon transit lockout.

Bus with US

October 15, 2014

UPDATE (October 20): The University of Saskatchewan has cancelled its temporary bus service in light of Saskatoon Transit resuming its services. For more information, read the City of Saskatoon transit announcement.

Within weeks of the City of Saskatoon transit lockout, members of the U of S created a temporary shuttle service for its students and staff.

Greg Smith has been elected chair of the U of S Board of Governors.

Greg Smith elected chair of U of S board

October 9, 2014

At its Oct. 9 meeting, the Board of Governors approved a motion to have Greg Smith replace Susan Milburn as chair of the U of S Board of Governors, and to elect Lee Ahenakew as vice-chair.

Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning

Restructuring non-credit programs underway at U of S

October 3, 2014

By May of next year, students enrolled in non-credit professional development and community education programs at the University of Saskatchewan will be taking class through the college that offers related degree-credit programming. 

Beth Williamson

Finding the next president

September 23, 2014

The wheels have begun to turn on the process to find the next president of the University of Saskatchewan.


From money to mission

September 16, 2014

Significant headway in reducing a projected operating deficit means the University of Saskatchewan is now in a position to advance a new plan of action that focuses on mission rather than money.