Hello all, Please see below a message from OCUFA President Constance Adamson regarding the Liberal leadership outcome and what to expect moving forward. Best, Erica Erica Rayment Policy Analyst – Government and Community Relations Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations 83 Yonge Street, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5C 1S8 Office: 416-979-2117 x 223 | Mobile:[…]
Greetings, Our colleagues in the St Francis Xavier Association of University Teachers (St FXAUT) began went on strike today. The Association represents over 400 members in eight different employee groups engaged in teaching and research at StFX, over one third of whom are on limited-term contracts. Details are available at www.stfxaut.ca. Please send messages of[…]
Dear Colleagues: Below is a University Affairs article on a panel discussion, “Debating Austerity: Is Public Constraint the Only Way Forward?” featuring Jim Stanford, Alex Himmelfarb, and Derek DeCloet that took place at OCUFA’s Academia in the Age of Austerity conference last week. The article highlights many of the key critiques of austerity policies that[…]
Dear Colleagues: Please find attached a Globe and Mail article on the OCUFA provincial poll released at the OCUFA “Academia in the Age of Austerity” conference on January 10, 2013. Regional results of the OCUFA poll will be released on January 18, 2013 in Hamilton (GTA), January 29, 2013 in Ottawa (eastern Ontario), February 6,[…]
OCUFA releases new public opinion data concerning attitudes to government austerity and higher education. The results (OCUFA Survey 2013 – General Results – Jan. 10 2013)are attached to this email along with the accompanying press release (2013.01.10 – OCUFA Release – Austerity Survey Release).