A chronological list of UPEI media releases. Enter keywords in the "search" box to find applicable releases.

Media Releases

| University

Read the update from the University regarding the appointment of a conciliator by the Government of PEI for negotiations with the UPEI Faculty Association.

| University

In a message emailed to the campus community on August 9, UPEI President Greg Keefe outlined the measures and guidance in place for the 2022 Fall Academic Semester.

| University

In a message to faculty and staff, the UPEI Board of Governors disclosed the salary grid for employees who earn over $100,000 per annum, which is in line with public disclosure requirements in some other jurisdictions.

| News

Dr. Josh MacFadyen, Canada Research Chair in Geospatial Humanities at UPEI, has launched an interactive digital story map of historical transportation in Charlottetown, covering the days of human- and horse-powered transportation to the coming of the automobile.

| Athletics

UPEI will receive $300,000 through ACOA's Canada Community Revitalization Fund to update facilities in the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre for the 2023 Canada Winter Games. The funding is one of two revitalization projects, totalling $1.3 million, announced by the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister Responsible for ACOA, on August 5 at the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre. The following is a news release issued by ACOA after the announcement:


| University

The campus community was advised today that UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Greg Keefe has written a letter to the Hon. Bloyce Thompson, Minister of Economic Growth and Tourism, in response to the UPEI Faculty Association filing for conciliation.

| Community

In a message to the UPEI community, President Keefe encouraged everyone to participate in Emancipation Day activities on PEI and renew their commitment to learning, reflection, and action.

| Academics

UPEI faculty and staff members have received grants ranging from $2,000 to $6,000 from the open education resource development program at UPEI.

| People

In a campus message, President Keefe expressed condolences on behalf of the University to the family, friends, colleagues, and students of Dr. Benet Davetian, associate professor of Sociology, who passed away on June 25, 2022.

| Research

Three UPEI faculty members have recently been awarded funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).