OCUFA Report

  Don’t miss an Issue! Subscribe to the OCUFA Report Follow us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter In this issue… OCUFA expresses concerns about “consultations” on public sector compensation Supporting student sit ins against cuts to education Last chance for Worldviews 2019 early-bird tickets     OCUFA expresses concerns about “consultations” on public […]

OCUFA Report

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Cliquez ici pour le français | Don’t miss an Issue! Subscribe to the OCUFA Report Follow us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter In this issue… OCUFA’s analysis of the 2019 Ontario Budget New speakers announced for Worldviews 2019     OCUFA’s analysis of […]

OCUFA Budget 2019 review-follow up

Sent on behalf of OCUFA Executive Director, Michael Conlon:   Dear colleagues,   Following our review of the budget document on Friday, we have been further looking into the details of the different provisions and changes in the Ontario budget bill. We have identified a new amendment to the Ministry of Training, Education and Universities […]

OCUFA Report

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Cliquez ici pour le français | Don’t miss an Issue! Subscribe to the OCUFA Report Follow us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter In this issue… You’re invited to Worldviews 2019: An unconventional convention First OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism awarded to Nicholas […]

OCUFA Report

In this issue… Ontario’s university faculty troubled by results of Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey OCUFA faculty associations participate in constituency week advocacy Watch the 2019 Worldviews Lecture by Tanya Talaga: Truth and reconciliation in higher education and the media UOITFA reaches collective agreement on behalf of newly consolidated bargaining unit Ontario’s university faculty […]

Report of the OCUFA Student Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching Working Group released

The Report of the OCUFA Student Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching Working Group has now been released. The report may be accessed directly, or via an OCUFA Report Briefing Note or OCUFA’s press release (also reproduced below). OCUFA report reveals systemic discrimination and harassment in use of university student questionnaires TORONTO, February 6, 2019 – […]

OCUFA statement on the Ontario government’s cancellation of the French-language university

Dear Colleagues:   Please find attached OCUFA’s statement (in English and French) regarding the Ontario government’s recent cancellation of the planned French-language university in the province.   Also, at the CAUT Council meeting last weekend, a motion was also passed condemning the Ontario government’s decision and a letter sent from CAUT to the Ontario Premier […]

Nominations for OCUFA’s 2018 Lorimer Distinguished Service Award for Bargaining – deadline December 08, 2018 – Final Notice

Dear Colleagues: This is the final notice regarding nominations for OCUFA’s  2018 Lorimer Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to improving the terms and conditions of employment of Ontario university faculty through bargaining. It was created by OCUFA in 2009 in honor of Doug and Joyce Lorimer. Attached to this email, please find promotional flyers […]

OCUFA response to government announcement tying funding to university speech policies

Dear colleagues,   Attached, please find OCUFA’s response to the government’s announcement that they will require universities to adopt and enforce news free speech policies or risk cuts to their operating grants.   The government’s announcement can be found here: https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2018/08/ontario-protects-free-speech-on-campuses.html   Regards,   Ben   —   Ben Lewis Communications Lead Ontario Confederation of […]

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