uMoncton considers eliminating some majors, adding new graduate programs

October 11, 2016

Université de Moncton is considering a major revision to its program offerings that could see the cutting of existing majors and the creation of new graduate programs, reports CBC. The university has completed a 500-page study of its current programs and made 83 recommendations regarding potential changes, although the details of this study have not yet been made public. uMoncton Vice-Rector of Teaching and Research André Samson told CBC that the report does recommend cutting some programs, such as the majors in philosophy and geography, while adding others, such as a Masters in Acadian Studies. Internal consultations with faculty and student groups are ongoing, and Samson says that a dozen community groups will also be consulted. CBC