Community rallies around Bishop’s amid planned tuition increase


Community leaders gathered in Lennoxville this week to show their support for Bishop’s University and express their concern regarding the Government of Québec’s recent proposal to significantly increase tuition for out-of-province students. According to Global News, this plan is expected to disproportionately affect QC’s English-language universities, including Bishop’s. In response, more than 100 community members gathered at Centennial Theatre to call on QC to rethink the proposal. “This is not only about financial consequences for some institutions, this is about who we are as a community,” said Bishop’s Principal Sébastien Lebel Grenier. QC Minister of Higher Education Pascale Déry said that she is “sensitive to Bishop’s particular situation” and indicated that the province will work with the university to find a solution.

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