Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s time to move beyond rankings — Chronicle

Article in the Chronicle of Higher Education October 24, 2011 It’s Time to Move Beyond Rankings  In a guest post, Ellen Hazelkorn calls for a public campaign to make governments aware of the dangers of using university rankings as a … Continue reading

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Data Check: R & D — from OCUFA Reports

Data Check: Ottawa’s support for business R&D rises, but at what cost? The Expert Panel appointed for the federal government’s Review of Federal Support for Research and Development estimates that federal support for business R&D rose to almost $5 billion … Continue reading

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New Minister post-secondary — OCUFA Reports

Glen Murray appointed new Minister of Training, Colleges, & Universities Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre and former Minister of Research and Innovation, has been appointed Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities for the Government of Ontario. Murray, who served … Continue reading

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UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 – from OCUFA Reports Oct 26

UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 Members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association have ratified their new, five-year agreement with a 95 per cent vote in favour. The tentative agreement was … Continue reading

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CAUT Almanac

Real Academic Planning provides a summary of the CAUT  Almanac and provides links to the actual document, completely searchable. Great resource. http://realacademicplanning.wordpress.com/2011/10/24/highlights-from-the-caut-almanac-of-post-secondary-education-2011-12-24-october-2011/

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QUFA Council supports Morelli motion

Check out the text of the QUFA Council of Representatives’ motion of support for Senator Jordan Morelii’s motion at Queen’s Senate. http://realacademicplanning.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/qufa-council-endorses-senator-morellis-academic-planning-motion-19-october-2011/#more-907

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