The Peter Cundill Foundation is making a three-year commitment to the next generation of investment managers with a $120,000 gift to the Faculty of Business Administration’s Centre for Financial Studies (CFS) at the University of New Brunswick. The support will bolster the operation of the Centre’s Student Investment Fund, an academic program that provides experiential… Read More »

Approximately15 University of New Brunswick fourth-year economics students took part in a Google Hangout with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau yesterday to discuss their priorities in this year’s upcoming federal budget. UNB was among eight universities across the country to participate in the Google Hangout where several university students posed questions to Minister Morneau about… Read More »

University of New Brunswick President Eddy Campbell is pleased to announce that Karen Cunningham has been appointed Vice-President (Administration and Finance) at the university. Cunningham, an accountant who has served in a number of progressive leadership roles in the public sector, first joined UNB more than three years ago as university comptroller. Last September, she… Read More »

Economist Weiqiu Yu joined a team of experts in Moncton, N.B. last week in a pre-budgetary consultation held my Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson. Dr. Yu, chair of the University of New Brunswick’s economics department in Fredericton was one of two academics invited to the policy discussion. You can read Adam Huras’ story… Read More »

A delegation from Shandong University of Finance and Economics (SDUFE) was at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) last week to launch a partnership with UNB’s department of economics. Officials from SDUFE were welcomed by UNB President and Vice Chancellor Eddy Campbell; Mr. David Hinton, registrar on the UNB Fredericton campus; and Dr. Weiqiu Yu,… Read More »

Effective today, Dr. Fazley Siddiq has joined the UNB family as professor of Economics and Finance, and the new Dean of Business for the Saint John campus. Dr. Siddiq comes to UNB Saint John from Dalhousie University and brings an outstanding record of teaching, research and leadership experience.  “In addition to advancing learning and discovery… Read More »

Approximately 20 undergraduate and graduate business students participated in the Canada Revenue Agency volunteer program on Friday, April 12. They assisted in the electronic preparation of more than 110 tax returns for their fellow students within four hours. The Faculty of Business, Student Services and Integrated Technology Services at UNB Saint John have participated in… 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 »

With classes now underway in the new school year, a poll from BMO Bank of Montreal reveals that two-thirds of students have been working and that the top source of funding to cover tuition and expenses for post-secondary education is the money students have earned and saved themselves.The total cost for a post-secondary education –… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors has approved a tight but balanced operating budget for 2010-11. The budget is marked by a freeze in student tuition for the third year in a row, modest revenue growth thanks to contributions from the provincial government and tight control over expenses. “The 2010-11 budget represents the… Read More »