Phelim Boyle Phelim Boyle earned his PhD in Applied Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin. He then went on to have a highly distinguished academic career at leading schools in Canada and the United States. He joined the Laurier School of Business & Economics in 2006 to help launch a doctoral program in Financial Economics. As[…]
** 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[…]
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[…]
***** 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[…]
The votes have been counted for the Women’s Faculty Colleague for the Brantford campus. WLUFA would like to congratulate Nuha Dwaikat-Shaer! WLUFA extends its thanks to all those who participated in this election.
* 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[…]
* 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[…]
** 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[…]