Carleton president discusses importance of diverse approaches to programming

August 2, 2016

“While universities cannot and should not attempt to be all things to all people, they have all undertaken to achieve provincially mandated goals. The most successful do so in a balanced way that maintains stability and the fiscal health of the institution,” writes Carleton University President Roseann O’Reilly Runte in a response to a recent HEQCO publication that encouraged institutions to build on their area of expertise. Runte lists Carleton's diverse program offerings, collaborations, and entrepreneurial opportunities, and the impact that these have had on various stakeholders. Runte adds that other universities have also sported extraordinary innovations over the years, and concludes by noting how this approach has lead to the success of Carleton and other ON universities. Carleton