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Acadia President Dr. Peter Ricketts Named Chair of the Maple League of Universities

Acadia University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Peter Ricketts, has been elected Chair of the Maple League of Universities, succeeding Michael Goldbloom, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Bishop’s University. The Maple League […]

Maple League universities team up for multidisciplinary distance learning

The Maple League universities are offering a new, groundbreaking and multidisciplinary course exploring the theme of “time” this Fall, demonstrating how this consortium of universities can collaborate to offer students […]

New Executive Director

We are pleased to advise you that Dr. Jessica Riddell will become Executive Director of the Maple League as of July 1, 2018. Dr. Riddell is an Associate Professor of […]

Four small universities launch joint recruitment campaign

Four Canadian universities are betting their futures on collaboration rather than competition, beginning a joint national recruitment campaign this week that aims to contrast their tightly knit communities with the […]

Why a group of small universities believes the future is theirs

Known as the ‘Maple League’, the four universities promote the advantage they have over big-city schools: an intimate undergraduate experience Small liberal arts undergraduate universities are outliers in Canadian higher […]

Four small universities in Eastern Canada rebrand as the “Maple League”

After three years of quietly developing a model for collaboration in the classroom and on the recruiting trail, the presidents of four small, rural eastern Canadian universities have rebranded their […]