Monthly Archives: March 2011

Public Sector Salary Disclosures for 2010

Universities 2010-public salaries over $100,000 Today, Kim Alba has an interesting article on the salary hikes presidents of Ontario universities have been receiving:

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Does the Munk School belong to UofT?

See recent varsity article on the Munk Schook and intellectual freedom concerns:

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Workload Unit Meetings Scheduled

Please note that the Librarians Workload Unit meeting has been scheduled for May 10, 2011 at 10 AM, room 2009, Administrative Office, Robarts Library. A sub-group of the UTFA Librarians Committee and members of the community are meeting this Friday, … Continue reading

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UTFA UTM meeting March 30, 2011

Join members of the UTFA executive in the UTM Faculty Club, 4-6pm on March 30, 2011 for an update on current activities and bargaining issues.

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Wisconsin “Just Say No” – Law Librarians Blog

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Intellectual Freedom in Egypt

Those of us who love books, you might find this encouraging. Since the revolution began this winter in Egypt, there has been a 300% rise of online books sales in Egypt, see:

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Provostial Advisory Group on Academic Planning

The first meeting of this advisory group, established after the UTFA Association Grievance of the FAS Academic Plan is scheduled for March 30, 2011. Representing librarians is Sheril Hook, UTM Librarian, member of the UTFA Librarians Committee and Cynthia Messenger, … Continue reading

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UT Governance – Shift in Power in Unicameral System

At this week’s UTFA Council the Report of the Task Force on Governance (June 2010) was discussed. In particular, it was noted that increased powers have been approved to the Executive Committee (Recommendation 21) at the Governing Council meeting of Oct … Continue reading

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Why Faculty Support Unionization – Stanley Fish & Others

The recent anti-union activities in Wisconsin has prompted many faculty to speak out and even become pro-union like Stanley Fish, see NY Times Article See follow-up by others: Higher Chronicle Article

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Members of Bargaining Team 2011

At yesterday’s UTFA Council, the following members were approved to become part of the new bargaining team. The purpose was to expand beyond the Executive, represent a broad range of the community and reach out to include new members.  As … Continue reading

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