By Eddy Campbell The following commentary appeared in the October 24, 2015 edition of the Telegraph-Journal under the headline ‘UNB represents significant investment.’ Earlier this month, the University of New Brunswick released a detailed assessment of the economic impact it has on this province as it carries through on its critical missions – to advance… Read More »

UNB President Eddy Campbell’s opinion piece, “Universities transform our economic future” appeared in the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Tue Mar 10 2015 Page: A7 Section: Opinion Byline: Eddy CampbellCommentary  Your recent editorial on higher education in the province (“Universities need complete refocus,” Feb. 25) perpetuates fundamental misconceptions about the role and impact of… Read More »

On behalf of the entire university community, I am writing to express our shock and sadness over the events at Eastern College in Fredericton on Monday. The safety of every individual is paramount in a learning community.  Our thoughts and hearts go out to all of the teachers, staff and students – especially the victims and indeed… Read More »

Dr. H. E. A. (Eddy) Campbell has been reappointed to a second five-year term as the 18th president and vice-chancellor of the University of New Brunswick. The University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors, Fredericton Senate and Saint John Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of reappointing the president on June 20, 2013. “We are delighted… Read More »

University of New Brunswick President and Vice-Chancellor Eddy Campbell has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s top CEOs. The winners of this year’s Atlantic Business Magazine competition were celebrated at an awards gala held on May 8 at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, N.S. Since being selected as UNB’s president in 2009,… Read More »

The following statement, on behalf of UNB President Eddy Campbell, was issued to media following the release of New Brunswick’s 2013-14 provincial budget. At a high level, the provincial budget contains a zero percent increase in funding to public universities and limits tuition increases to $150. GNB Budget 2013Statement by Eddy Campbell, president and vice-chancellorUniversity… Read More »

Over the past week, the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) led a delegation of 15 senior education leaders from 12 Canadian institutions to Ukraine with the aim of strengthening Ukrainian-Canadian higher education partnerships. “We achieved our goal of greatly enhancing the bilateral relationship and setting the stage for expanded activity,” said Karen McBride, President… Read More »

Dear friends, As 2012 comes to a close, we have much to celebrate and to be thankful for at UNB. It is impossible, however, to overlook the tragic and deeply disturbing event that took place on December 14 in Connecticut, so close to home. While I do believe that our society has improved in many… Read More »

The following statement by UNB president, Eddy Campbell, was issued following the Government’s release of its Speech from the Throne on Nov. 27. The Throne Speech emphasized the importance of innovation to New Brunswick’s economic productivity and social progress. This message was heard clearly at UNB, where the majority of New Brunswick’s research and development… Read More »

Dr. Eddy Campbell, chairman, and co-chairwoman Jenny Thistle are excited about UNB Fredericton’s first ever Relay For Life set to take place on Saturday, January 26. The university is looking for students, staff and alumni to form teams and sign up to fight back against cancer. Contact Jenny Thistle at to sign up.

Greetings new students, This week marks not only the official beginning of your careers as undergraduates, it marks the beginning of a new phase in your lives. For many of you, this new beginning represents a break from everything that came before – a break from your childhoods, a break from your family and friends,… Read More »

With the support of its alumni, and friends, the University of New Brunswick raised the second largest sum in its history last year. Thanks to the contributions of 5000 alumni, UNB collected $25 million in 2011-12. “Beyond the gifts themselves, the implicit message behind them is deeply encouraging,” said Eddy Campbell, president of UNB. “That’s… Read More »

By Eddy Campbell, President of UNB Our post-secondary institutions exist to transform lives, to transmit and create knowledge, and to create prosperity. With these roles comes the important responsibility to make good and effective use of the support offered by the citizens of New Brunswick through their government, not to mention the fees paid by… Read More »

It was my great pleasure this past May to watch so many students I have come to know and admire over the years cross the stage to receive their degrees. The following is my address to UNB’s Class of 2012. Eddy Campbell.  University of New Brunswick’s Encaenia and Convocation Ceremonies President’s Address to GraduatesMay 2012 … Read More »