WLUFA Denounces Trump Executive Action and Stands in Solidarity with our Muslim Community

[Posted on behalf of the WLUFA Executive.] Ignorance is not bliss; it is a danger to society. WLUFA stands in solidarity with Muslims and others who condemn the Executive Order taken by Donald Trump that bans citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. We also extend our sympathies for and solidarity with[…]

Nominations for the 2015-16 OCUFA Service Award – due April 3, 2017 –First Notice

Dear Colleagues: The OCUFA Service Award was established six years ago to honour individuals who have done, or continue to do, exceptional work on behalf of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations and its Members. Up to six awards may be given each year and are presented during OCUFA’s Annual General Meeting,  which will be[…]

OCUFA’s recommendations for the Ontario budget

[Copied from email sent by Mark Rosenfeld, Executive Director of OCUFA.] See OCUFA’s 2017 pre-budget submission, which sets out OCUFA’s priorities for the Ontario Budget. OCUFA’s recommendations include: Increasing per-student funding for Ontario’s universities to match the average for the rest of Canada; Making a commitment to supporting faculty renewal, including full-time faculty hiring that[…]

Board of Governors Ratifies CF Collective Agreement

On behalf of the WLUFA Executive Committee:   It’s official! The tentative Collective Agreement reached on January 6th and ratified by Contract Faculty yesterday was approved by Laurier’s Board of Governors this morning. The process of figuring out the implementation of the revised Collective Agreement will begin immediately. Contract Faculty will be advised of details[…]

Sexual Violence on Campus: “Academic Matters” and Resources

[Posted on behalf of WLUFA Executive.] While some of you may have already received a hard copy of Academic Matters Winter 2017 issue, the WLUFA Executive feels that its subject matter, “Sexual Violence on Campus”, and its connection to the growing body of work being done by our own members, merits our bringing it into[…]

Tentative Agreement Reached

On behalf of Michele Kramer, WLUFA President   Greetings,   WLUFA is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement for Contract Faculty was reached at 12:45 a.m. on January 6, 2017.  On behalf of all Members involved, we extend our thanks for a job well done.  Stay tuned to your e-mail for upcoming Ratification meetings[…]

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