Casual Vacancy on CAUT Equity Committee / Vacance temporaire au Comité de l’équité de l’ACPPU

* La version française suit ** Memorandum 21:31 Date:  June 4, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Casual Vacancy on CAUT Equity Committee CAUT is seeking to fill a casual vacancy on the Equity Committee for a member representing academic staff with disabilities for a 3-year term that will […]

WLUFA Stands in Solidarity with People Experiencing Islamophobia and Racism on Campus

WLUFA, along with most members of the campus community, is aware of the widely circulated Islamophobic and Anti-Muslim social media posts. WLUFA condemns Islamophobia, discrimination and persecution of Muslims, and the targeting of Muslims in Canada. Following the targeted killings in the Quebec Mosque shooting, the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council and Coalition of Muslim Women – […]

WLUFA appalled by OCADU lay off and elimination of Librarians

WLUFA is appalled with OCAD University’s recent decision to lay off four senior academic librarians and wholly eliminate a total of six positions as part of a restructuring process for the library. WLUFA is also deeply concerned that OCAD U would justify their decisions and align these cuts with a “decolonization approach,” which adds to […]

WLUFA President calls on Laurentian BOG to remove Senior Leadership Team

This week the following letter was sent to the Board of Governors of Laurentian University: To the Board of Governors of Laurentian University: I am writing on behalf of the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) to support the demands of the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) that the Board of Governors immediately remove Dr. Robert Haché, […]

Rally on Wheels for Public Education in support of Laurentian University!

On Friday, April 30th, join us at the ‘rally on wheels’ in your city or participate online to protest the decimation of Laurentian University, the chronic underfunding of post-secondary education, and the political interference by Premier Ford and his government, which has failed to provide emergency funding to Laurentian or to stop the CCAA process—once […]

Laurentian CCAA weekly update

OCUFA member associations continue to push back against Minister Romano for his role in the attack on Laurentian University. We are seeing the positive impact of these efforts as the issue continues to be covered by media. A highlight of last week was hearing OCUFA’s positions clearly laid out on The Agenda by Past President and Board […]

WLUFA Executive calls for Resignations of of Ross Romano and Laurentian Senior Leadership Team

On Monday, April 12 it was publicly revealed that 110 full-time faculty members and an untold number of contract faculty and staff had lost their jobs and 69 programs (mostly in social sciences and humanities, leaving most STEM programs intact) were being cut at Laurentian University. These devastating cuts are the direct result of the […]

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