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Cover Photo: Students converge for UBC's first-year orientation program.

Photo: Paul Joseph

April 2003 • Table of Contents

The art of predicting enrolment
Universities today are taking a more systematic approach to enrolment management so they can better forecast enrolment trends and make the best use of finite resources – sort of like filling as many seats as possible on an airline flight, says one dean. Here's how some universities are doing it.
by Léo Charbonneau

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A credit to higher education
A handful of Canadian universities have taken the plunge into the bond market to raise funds for much-needed capital projects, and so far have met with considerable success.
by Janice Hamilton

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University News

Universities' advocacy efforts bear fruit in federal budget.
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Women professors file complaint about research chairs program.
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Cultural studies group holds first conference.
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Libraries need to reach tech-savvy students, say U.S. studies.
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Computing group seeks input.
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In my Opinion

How should universities respond to growing participation rates?
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Book Review

From right to left:
Conservative "hero" denounces his former colleagues.
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Letters
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