Comprehensive Report Confirms What Contract Faculty Already Know: Canadian universities make an “institutional choice” to perpetuate precarious employment

After years of attempting to get a comprehensive picture of the use of contract faculty in Canadian universities, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published its ground-breaking report, Contract U: Contract faculty appointments at Canadian universities. Achieved through FIPPA reqests to all 78 publically-funded Canadian universities, the report confirms what many of us have[…]

Milton Cancellation Only One Part of a “Gloomy Forecast” for PSE: Letter from WLUFA President, David Monod

  Dear colleagues, The creation of a satellite campus in Milton was always a controversial topic among faculty, and I know many of you will welcome the provincial government’s announcement that it will not be funded.  I don’t want to comment on whether the Milton campus should, or should not, be opened.  Rather, I’d like[…]

Investigation launched into alleged academic freedom violations at Thompson Rivers University / Enquête sur des allégations d’atteinte à la liberté académique à l’Université Thompson Rivers

Investigation launched into alleged academic freedom violations at Thompson Rivers University   (Ottawa— 31 October, 2018) The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has established an investigation into the case of Professor Derek Pyne at Thompson Rivers University to determine if his academic freedom was violated.   In April 2017, Professor Pyne published an article[…]

Call for Nominations for Bernice Schrank Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix Bernice-Schrank

Memorandum 18:31   Date:  October 23, 2018   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Call for Nominations for Bernice Schrank Award         CAUT is soliciting nominations for the Bernice Schrank Award. The Award was established in 2013 to recognize outstanding[…]

Call for Nominations for CAUT Equity Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix de l’ACPPU pour l’équité

** La version française suit **   Memorandum 18:30   Date:  October 23, 2018   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Equity Award         CAUT is soliciting nominations for the CAUT Equity Award. The Award[…]

Call for Nominations for Donald C. Savage Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix Donald-C.-Savage

** La version française suit **   Memorandum 18:29   Date:  October 23, 2018   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Call for Nominations for Donald C. Savage Award         CAUT is soliciting nominations for the CAUT Donald C. Savage[…]

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