First Nations University president says he won’t seek another term

REGINA- The president of the First Nations University of Canada says he will not be seeking a second term and will step down when his current term ends in June. Loretta Pete, vice-chair of the university’s board of governors, says in a news release that Mark Dockstator was tasked five years ago with transforming the Regina school from a troubled institution into a nationally recognized leader in Indigenous education. A controversy over management had earlicaused both the Saskatchewan and federal governments to temporarily pull its funding to the institution, and its finances were placed in the hands of an outside administrator. Dockstator cites accomplishments that include record enrolment, a strong financial position and the university receiving designation as an urban reserve. The university says it will begin searching for a…

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