Monthly Archives: December 2010

January 7th, 2011 (Advisory Group on Academic Planning) Meeting

Provost Misak has called for nominations to the Advisory Group on Academic Planning. UTFA has submitted the following names: Cynthia Messenger, UTFA Vice-President, Rosa Sarabia of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Paul Hamel of the Department of Laboratory Medicine … Continue reading

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OCUFA Letter Regarding UT Thesis by Jenny Peto

Please find attached the OCUFA letter that was sent to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario about the dangers of politicians becoming involved in academic research and the need to support academic freedom (whether or not you disagree with the content). … Continue reading

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CAUT Survey on Librarian Grievances

Douglas Vaisey has released two documents with the results of the CAUT Grievance Officers’ inquiry as to whether librarians tend to grieve or not and why. Here they are for your information: Caut-Librarians Grieve or Not Librarians grieve, or do … Continue reading

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Special Retirement Program for Faculty and Librarians

Administration has proposed a special, one-time, retirement program  or option for UTFA members. It is currently being negotiated. UTFA representatives in the negotiations are: Scott Prudham (Vice-President, Salary, Benefits and Pensions), George Luste (President), Victoria Skelton (Librarian, UTFA Council Member … Continue reading

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Chief Librarian Update

On Friday, Dec. 10, the Chair of the Librarians Committee sent an email to Provost Misak, requesting an update on the search for the Chief Librarian as both UTFA Council members as well as UT Librarians had been asking. Today … Continue reading

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Welcome!

By now you will have received an update on our activities via email.  The final version of our end-of-year newsletter has been posted under the tab “UTFA…” We have also started to upload minutes, reports and other items of interest … Continue reading

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Chief Librarian Search

A number of members have asked about the postings for the Chief Librarian. Here are two from the FIS Jobsite and American Research Libraries. ARL Job Posting Chief Librarian ChiefLibrarian- FIS posting for job

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