Category Archives: Organizations

Mark Jones, Text and Context at Queen’s [Response to the Provost re the Free Speech Wall and Michael Mason] (17 April 2013)

As published in the Whig-Standard Opinions section, 17 April 2013, under the rubric “Academic Freedom”: “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” -Bob Dylan Recently Queen’s administrators approved the erection of a “free speech wall” by the Queen’s Students for Liberty and almost immediately … Continue reading

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OCUFA releases new paper on university productivity (3 April 2013)

As emailed to member associations by Graeme Stewart, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 3 April 2013: Dear Colleagues, Today, OCUFA released a research paper examining recent proposals around increasing university productivity as part of its Trends in Higher Education series. … Continue reading

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Austerity in Post-Secondary Education: Town Hall for 11 April (Posted 2 April 2013)

All are welcome; organized by Anne-Marie Grondin, Executive Assistant, Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS).

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CAUT Analysis of the Federal Budget 2013 (25 March 2013)

As sent to member associations by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), 25 March 2013: CAUT Analysis of Federal Budget 2013 Excerpt:

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CAUT Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March 2013)

As emailed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers to members on 21 March 2013: Today the Canadian Association of University Teachers commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination — a day whose origin was on March … Continue reading

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CAUT: House of Commons Passes Anti-labour Bill C-377 (12 December 2012)

As emailed by Jim Turk, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers, to member associations, 12 December 2012: The House of Commons narrowed passed anti-labour Bill C-377 this evening by a 147-135 margin. The Bill now goes to the Senate.

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QUFA Endorses CAUT Report on Michael Mason (16 October 2012)

At its meeting today QUFA Council unanimously passed the following resolution (four abstentions): Resolved that QUFA Council finds the CAUT Ad Hoc Investigatory Committee Report on the situation and treatment of Dr. Michael Mason in the Department of History at Queen’s University to be credible, … Continue reading

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