Canada's Only Aboriginal-Controlled University Is Placed on Probation

First Nations University of Canada was put on probation this month, the first time that the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada has taken such action.

The group has given the only aboriginal-controlled university in the country one year to establish independence from one of its governing agencies, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations. Overly close ties between the two were cited by a review committee set up to examine the institution, which has been mired in