[…] Assuming the rest of the provincially appointed Board members agree with him (by design, a majority of the Board) and vote as a block for the “best interests of the University,” that makes a potential voting block of the student, faculty, and staff voices on the Board (by design, a minority) functionally obsolete by indirect admission of the Board Chair. If the appointed Board members always vote in the University’s best interest, not only will the University always win, but they’ve also indirectly admitted that the concerns of the students, faculty, and staff are not the concerns of the University. This sounds like a reason to occupy an office, if I ever heard one. […]