Todd Pettigrew

Todd Pettigrew, PhD, is an Associate Professor of English at Cape Breton University. Follow him @toddpettigrew.

The biggest challenges for universities: a prof’s view

The problems look different from inside the classroom

U of A won’t want four profs sharing president job

Application highlights the type of leadership universities are really looking for

Don’t give universities mandates

Professor Pettigrew sees Manitoba’s proposal as short-sighted

How to quash cheating on campus

More Canadian schools should consider honour codes

University senates are being sidelined

Capilano case shows how far administrators have drifted from faculties

No, there aren’t “shocking numbers of illiterate grads”

The real story is how much more university graduates can do

Why ‘trigger warning’ policies miss the mark

It’s good to warn of painful material but let teachers decide when

Nova Scotia tuition squabbles miss the big picture

Why it’s time for drastic changes in how we pay for higher education

Students shouldn’t get refunds for faculty strikes

Why university doesn’t come with a money-back guarantee

McGill students rightly sorry for forcing student to say sorry

Obama GIF incident shows the problem with punishing ‘microaggressions’

Should a professor be allowed blow-up dolls in his office?

Academic spaces belong to academics—and students too

Nova Scotia students are crazy about consent

Student group decides saying yes to sex isn’t enough