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Addressing deep cuts in a strategic way will allow university to enhance its ability to deliver on its mission, says Bill Flanagan.

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Incoming University of Alberta president-elect Bill Flanagan outlined an academic and administrative restructuring proposal to the U of A’s General Faculties Council (GFC) today that addresses the university’s $110-million cut in funding this year and ultimately places the university in a position to enhance its ability to deliver on its vision and mission.

“I can’t overstate the magnitude of the challenge facing the university but I am convinced that with the right strategic approach, we can seize and reaffirm the key role the U of A has always played in driving economic growth, innovation and creativity in Alberta and beyond,” said Flanagan.

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President-elect Bill Flanagan will outline his restructuring proposal to the community at a virtual town hall on June 2 at 11:00 a.m.

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