CAUT soliciting nominations for the 2014-15 CAUT Distinguished Academic Award

CAUT is soliciting nominations for the 2014-15 CAUT Distinguished Academic Award. The Award is given annually to recognize an academic who has excelled in each of the three principal aspects of academic life: teaching, research, and service to the institution and to the community. The recipient will be an individual whose teaching, research and service […]

OCUFA 50th anniversary

Dear Colleagues: In celebration of its 50th anniversary this year, OCUFA has planned a number of initiatives. The first will be a history of OCUFA, highlighted in two ways: through a portable exhibit, and an interactive section of our website. Both components will be ready for unveiling at the October 24, 2014 OCUFA conference, “Faculty […]

New research report on “faculty productivity”

Dear colleagues; As you know, yesterday HEQCO released a new research report on “faculty productivity.”  The paper is, frankly, awful, and we have published a response in the Globe and Mail. It can be read here: Kate Lawson has also been quoted in several stories on this issue, including in the Toronto Star ( […]

SMA Agreement Templates 2014

Dear Colleagues: OCUFA has obtained a copy of the Strategic Mandate Agreement (SMA) template: SMA Agreement Templates 2014 that will be used by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to structure their agreement with your university administration. As it currently stands, the SMA will be used to make decisions about future program approvals, […]

OCUFA Service Award

Dear Colleagues: The OCUFA Service Award was established three 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 […]

OCUFA is now calling for nominations

Greetings, OCUFA (The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations) is now calling for nominations for the 41st Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards. Please find the following links for both Teaching and Librarianship Awards in English and French. Please help to distribute as widely as possible. Librarian Package (EN)   Librarian Package (FR)   […]

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