From an article by Kerry Benjoe published in the Montreal Gazette on April 2, 2010.
“There’s much work to be done in a very short period time,” said Pete. “But I think that the work both the board has done and the interim administration team has done has really paved the way for my role coming in at this point.”
Pete said she wants to remind everyone that the university has a long history in the province and plays an important role in the community.
She plans on focusing the next six months working with others to get federal funding restored to the university.
“I have to commend all the folks that have been involved to date,” said Pete. “They have worked under time crunches and, in some ways, impossible odds. They’ve done it with grace and dignity and they’ve carried forward with a very clear focus, and I hope to assume that very clear focus.”
Read more in the Montreal Gazette.