OCUFA 50th anniversary

Dear Colleagues: In celebration of its 50th anniversary this year, OCUFA has planned a number of initiatives. The first will be a history of OCUFA, highlighted in two ways: through a portable exhibit, and an interactive section of our website. Both components will be ready for unveiling at the October 24, 2014 OCUFA conference, “Faculty[…]

New research report on “faculty productivity”

Dear colleagues; As you know, yesterday HEQCO released a new research report on “faculty productivity.”  The paper is, frankly, awful, and we have published a response in the Globe and Mail. It can be read here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/professors-teaching-less-thats-measuring-the-wrong-thing/article17465987/ Kate Lawson has also been quoted in several stories on this issue, including in the Toronto Star (http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/03/11/ontario_professors_should_have_to_teach_more_courses_reports_say.html)[…]

OCUFA Report, March 12, 2014 – Ontario proposes bringing universities under Ombudsperson oversight

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Cliquez ici pour le français | Don’t miss an Issue! Subscribe to the OCUFA Report Follow us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter                                             Ontario proposes bringing universities under Ombudsperson oversight On Thursday, March 8, 2014, the Premier Kathleen Wynne unveiled a sweeping “Accountability[…]

SMA Agreement Templates 2014

Dear Colleagues: OCUFA has obtained a copy of the Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) template: SMA Agreement Templates 2014 that will be used by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to structure their agreement with your university administration. As it currently stands, the SMA will be used to make decisions about future program approvals,[…]

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