No public statement made on fundraiser nearly one year after closure
By Elijah Cetas, Ian Greer, and Oliver Rothenberg Over the course of this year, Quest has been involved in two lawsuits: one, with a trio of foundations, as plaintiffs against the District of Squamish; one, as defendants, against former Quest President Peter Englert. The Mark has conducted research on these two lawsuits in an attempt to understand more about their impacts on the University. Quest University Canada Against Peter Englert During January 2017’s Community Update, former president Dr. Peter Englert spoke about his ambitions for future developments at Quest. He asserted that, if everything went according to plan, Quest would be building new residences by April of that year. “When you see the first crane go up here, you’ll know we’ve been successful,” he said at the meeting. However, by the end of the school year, no construction was taking place. On May 7th, Quest’s Board of Governors terminated Englert’s employment, effective immediately. The Board released a statement to the public and the student body announcing his termination, but did not explain this decision. On …
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Several of Quest’s full-time faculty have left the university over the course of this summer. Representatives from the school mentioned this at the year’s inaugural Community Update, yet neglected to acknowledge any of these tutors by name. The Mark has attempted to gather information on the tutors who have left, and has learned the following at the time of this printing:
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