Steps made of cement in the clouds“‘Our country is facing a challenge, and we think your school can help.’

This was the substance of what Fanshawe College President Peter Devlin heard in April of 2015, when he was invited by then-Governor General David Johnston to meet the visiting then-president of Peru, Ollanta Humala. Devlin, a retired Canadian Army commander, soon learned that Peru was facing a dual shortage of skilled production technicians in its economy and personnel in its military, the latter shortage stemming largely from the country’s decision to end conscription in 2010.”

Read more of this article featured in Academica’s Today’s Top Ten in Higher Ed on October 24, 2018.