Category Archives: QUFA

PACC Report for the Spring General Meeting, 24 April (posted 16 April 2013)

As submitted on behalf of the Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC), 16 April 2013: PACC Report for the QUFA Spring General Meeting of Wed., 24 April 2013 Advertisements

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Professor David Mullan Gives QUFA Academic Freedom Lecture; Response by Professor Len Findlay (posted 22 March 2013)

On the evening of 6 March, Professor David Mullan delivered the 2013 QUFA Academic Freedom Lecture, entitled “The Academic Mission:  Principles and Institutional Responsibilities.”  He sketched the historical development and stressed the importance of faculty participation in university governance as a component … Continue reading

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Paul Young, Letter to Stephen Harper re Bill C-377 (13 December 2012)

Letter to Harper re Bill C-377 – 13 Dec. 2012, as sent 13 December 2012: The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Dear Mr. Harper, On behalf of the 1100 faculty, librarian, and archivist members of Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), I … 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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PACC Report for AGM (12 December 2012)

Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) Report For QUFA Annual General Meeting, 12 December 2012 by Mark Jones, PACC co-chair QUFA’s Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) members for 2012-13 are Emily Hill, Monika Holzschuh-Sator, Mark Jones (co-chair), Darko Matovic … Continue reading

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QUFA Welcomes Prof. Kenneth Westhues (28 November 2012)

On Wed. 28 Nov. 2012, QUFA welcomed Prof. Kenneth Westhues, professor emeritus in the Sociology Department at the University of Waterloo, who delivered the QUFA Lecture on Academic Freedom. His lecture was entitled, “Mobbing: A Hard Fact of Academic Life. … Continue reading

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PACC Statement on Queen’s Administration’s Lack of Response to CAUT’s Report on the Treatment of Dr. Michael Mason (9 November 2012)

As submitted to Queen’s Journal on 29 October 2012 by QUFA’s Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC).  (The Journal has not printed or responded to the Statement.) As academic staff at Queen’s, we take seriously the violation of academic freedom … Continue reading

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