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Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix Lee Lorch de l’ACPPU

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:32 Date:  May 28, 2020 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award CAUT is soliciting nominations for the 2020-21 CAUT Lee Lorch Award. The Award is given annually to recognize an academic who has excelled in[…]

WLUFA & WLU Reach Tentative Agreement

Greetings, The university and the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) are pleased to announce a tentative agreement on the renewal of the collective agreement representing 549 Full-time Faculty and 21 Professional Librarians. The current agreement is set to expire on June 30, 2020. The parties exchanged proposals on April 30th, and have been meeting daily[…]

Remote Teaching during COVID-19

***** La version française suivra ***** Memorandum 20:27 Date:  May 20, 2020 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Remote Teaching during COVID-19 As universities and colleges develop plans for the 2020-21 academic year, many are preparing for the continuation of remote instruction either fully or in part. The initial pivot to remote[…]

Support for research welcome but further expansion of the wage subsidy program needed / Bravo pour le soutien à la recherche, mais il faut aussi élargir le programme de subvention salariale

* La  version  française suit ** Support for research welcome but further expansion of the wage subsidy program neededThe Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) welcomes the recent announcement from the federal government of $450 million in further support to the research community, but remains concerned that public universities and colleges remain ineligible for the[…]

Provinces should permanently shelve performance-based funding plans / Les provinces doivent définitivement renoncer aux critères de financement fondé sur le rendement

* La  version  française suit ** Provinces should permanently shelve performance-based funding plans The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) welcomes the Ontario government’s decision to suspend plans to introduce performance-based funding (PBF) for post-secondary institutions, but says the decision should be made permanent. “It is the right decision and the Ford government should not[…]

Post-secondary educators issue urgent call for support to offset impacts of COVID-19 / Le secteur postsecondaire demande instamment du soutien pour compenser les impacts de la COVID-19

** La  version  française suit ** Post-secondary educators issue urgent call for support to offset impacts of COVID-19The federal government must address the significant financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on universities and colleges with a series of bold measures to strengthen public funding and to maintain enrolment levels, says the Canadian Association of University[…]

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