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

Media Releases

| Students

UPEI's Vice-President, Academic and Research Dr. Greg Naterer updated students on the return-to-class plan, including the student impact payment, which will be made using the net savings that occurred from not paying faculty salaries during the strike. He also advised students on how to reach out if they believe they are not being reasonably accommodated during the remainder of the semester.

| Speakers

Two renowned scholars will give public lectures at UPEI this spring as part of the 2023 Korean Studies International Speaker Series presented by the UPEI Faculty of Arts and Asian Studies Program. Each lecture will take place in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building, starting at 2:15 pm.

| Music

The UPEI Department of Music’s faculty recitals featuring clarinetist Karem J. Simon will now take place on Saturday, April 22, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Charlottetown and on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Hillcrest United Church in Montague. Both performances will be at 7:30 pm.

| University

President Keefe sent a message to faculty and staff by email, thanking the community for their patience and understanding and expressing the University's commitment to supporting students through the end of the semester.


| Speakers

Dr. Irené Novaczek's presentation about the ecosystem restoration project at Basin Head has been rescheduled for April 25 at 7 pm in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building, UPEI. 

| Athletics

The UPEI Track and Field team is excited to welcome Cornwall, PEI native Leah Campbell for the 2023–24 season. Head coach Colin MacAdam has no doubt she will help the team continue to improve their sprint and relay performances.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors and members of the UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA), Bargaining Unit 1 and Bargaining Unit 2, ratified a new collective on Friday, April 14, 2023, ending the faculty strike. Classes at UPEI will resume Monday, April 17.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island and the UPEI Faculty Association (UPEI FA), Bargaining Unit 1 and Bargaining Unit 2, reached a tentative Collective Agreement on Friday, April 14, 2023.


The following message from the Vice-President Academic and Research was sent to UPEI students and copied to employees via their UPEI email accounts on Thursday, April 13, 2023.

| University

The University encourages members of the campus community to read mediator Michelle Flaherty’s Mediation Report to the PEI Minister of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture, which was posted to the provincial government website on April 11, 2023.