Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

MacLeans Magazine on Academic Freedom

Todd Pettigrew asks on his MacLean’s blog, “What is a University” excellent reading and we advise all to have a look! A timely topic for all of us. http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/2011/03/17/what-is-a-university/

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ACRL – Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians

Institutions of higher learning in the US and Canada have long recognized that academic librarians require faculty status with equivalent tenure status to fully contribute at an institute striving for excellence in research and teaching. CAUT Policy on Academic Status … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars – Important Meetings

March 30, 4-6 pm. UTFA Update and Social, UTM, Faculty Club, Davis Building. Latest update on UTFA activities. April 20, 3:30, UTFA Annual General Meeting. Important changes to the constitution being sought – come and vote! More information forthcoming.

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University of Winnipeg Faculty Association Votes to Ratify Agreement

“Members of the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association’s main bargaining unit, representing 350 professors, librarians, coaches and athletic therapists, have voted to ratify a new collective agreement. The three-year contract includes a 5.41% salary increase over three years, pension contribution … Continue reading

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