UPEI releases costs of nine settlements including NDAs 


The University of Prince Edward Island Interim President Dr Greg Keefe has released a statement on the nine settlements that included non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) regarding allegations of harassment, discrimination, or sexual harassment. UPEI entered into 30 settlement agreements with NDAs from 2012-2021. While most of the agreements were related to employment contract disputes, nine included allegations of harassment or discrimination: Three involved faculty members and were associated with costs of over $332K; while six involved complaints against the university or a specific administrator, costing over $344K. Keefe stated that the university has not entered any settlement agreements with NDAs since he became interim president and that the university has reviewed its policies and practices.