News Release

REF NO.: 243

SUBJECT: Memorial University creates online forum for public debate on proposal for second university in Newfoundland and Labrador

DATE: August 10, 2007

The proposal to create a second, independent university in Newfoundland and Labrador by splitting Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook from Memorial University has generated much public discussion in the province and among alumni and others interested in the university and postsecondary education.
The university has created a forum to gather opinion and welcomes the contributions of the public to the discussion.
You can find the forum and contribute comments by going to the main www.mun.ca web site and clicking the button titled “Governance of Grenfell College” at the bottom of the page and following instructions from there. Or more directly at www.mun.ca/marcomm/home/grenfell_feedback.php.
A comprehensive website, which includes the various reports and university news coverage, is available here: www.mun.ca/marcomm/home/grenfell_governance.php

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