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Laurier’s Milton campus plans: update

Following up to the Administration’s presentation at Senate Oct 22, 2019 about plans for a Laurier Milton campus, the Interim Provost and VP:Academic, Maureen Mancuso, gave an updated presentation at a Town Hall Dec. 5, 2019.  The Milton presentations can be found here:   Oct 22/19 Senate presentation:  https://lauriercloud.sharepoint.com/sites/governance/senate/Documents/Senate%20Presentation%20-%20Milton%20.pdf#search=milton   Dec 5/19 Town Hall presentation:[…]

Milton discussion

WLUFA’s Governance Committee invited faculty and librarians last week (Oct 30) to discuss the University Administration’s plan to establish a satellite campus in Milton although government funding was removed, the University reports it is facing a deficit of $18 million, and Departments are being asked to make further cutbacks.   The Administration gave a presentation[…]

Meeting with MPP Glover

Chris Glover, the NDP Critic for Colleges and Universities, has asked to meet with Faculty Members, on November 13th.  They will be on campus to discuss recent funding changes and other challenges and opportunities at the University. This is a challenging time for Ontario’s post-secondary sector and Chris looks forward to the opportunity to learn[…]

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

** La version française suit **   Memorandum 19:37   Date:  October 24, 2019   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 was[…]

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

** La version française suit **   Memorandum 19:38   Date:  October 24, 2019   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[…]

Waterloo Women’s Faculty Colleague

Dear Colleagues,   As your Waterloo Women’s Faculty Colleague, my role includes providing opportunities for women-identified faculty to get together in the spirit of collegiality and learning.   I have been holding regular drop in times at Byte75 on Mondays from 9am-10am.  This has been both fun and informative, but perhaps unsurprisingly most of the[…]

Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition Issues Press Release vs Performance-Based Funding

The OUCC, which represents over 435,000 Ontario PSE faculty, staff and students, recently issued a press release in opposition to the Ford government’s performance-based funding model for PSE. Among the criticisms laid out in the press release are that not only has the government failed to lay out clearly how a number of the metrics are to[…]

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