In early 2016, the WGST program was told that its status in the university budget was uncertain. Below is some of the media coverage of this issue from earlier this year.
Newest links will be at the top.
CHMA: “Popular MTA women’s program gets reprieve” (audio)
Wark Times Blog: “Mt. A student activism wins one-year reprieve for popular women’s program”
The Argosy: “Precarious WGST budget mobilizes students” (see also editorials and cartoons in this edition)
CHMA: “Mount Allison faces a budget crunch next year” (audio)
The Coast: “Mount Allison will now only cut gender studies funding by half” (see clarification in FAQ).
Halifax Media Co-op: “We are prepared to do whatever it will take to save our program”
CHMA: “Mt. A. student protest gets results” (audio)
Wark Times blog: “Student protest raises questions for administrators at Mount Allison”
CHMA: “Mount Allison students protest against cuts” (audio)
CHMA: “Mount Allison students fight cut to women’s and gender studies” (audio)
Buzzfeed: “Words from a WGST grad”
Huffington Post: “Mount Allison University Cutting Women’s Studies Program, Prof Says”