Daily Archives: April 6, 2011

Chomsky at the University of Toronto – Corporatization

For a webcast of the UTSC event see: http://epresence.utsc.utoronto.ca/1/live/46.aspx At UT Hart House, the afternoon of Thursday, April 7th, in the Great Hall. For more information see http://www.harthouse.ca/student-engagement/chomsky

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Historical Bits and Bytes: A Brief History of the Victoria University Chapter of UTFA

By Carmen Socknat, E.J.Pratt Library, Victoria College Victoria University has had a long- standing relationship with UTFA  and its predecessor.  According to the by-laws of the Victoria Chapter of the Association of Teaching Staff adopted April 1, 1970, membership was … Continue reading

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Historical Bits and Bytes: Victoria College and the Federated Colleges

By Karen Wishart, Emmanuel Library, Victoria University. Victoria University is one of the federated institutions which make up the University of Toronto. It began as Upper Canada Academy (a Methodist secondary school) in 1836 and was located in the town … Continue reading

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TRY Conference – Check out the session “Shaping our future, has unionization made a difference?”

Tuesday, May 3, 2011. TRY Conference, McFadden Hall, St. Michael’s University. Registration is free. http://www.library.utoronto.ca/event/staffconference/2011/session-details.html Session: “Shaping our future, has unionization made a difference?” Representatives from the various university faculty associations at Queens, McMaster and Guelph will be guests on … Continue reading

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Workload – Scheduled Meetings by UT Administration

Update: Please note that the scheduled meetings noted earlier to discuss the implementation of the new workload policy are not public forums for the community. They are intended for Deans, Chairs and Department Heads.

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Academic Freedom – Update on Wisconsin and Other Universities

The quest for academic freedom, as we know, is being questioned in many quarters these days. For those of you interested in understanding where and why, here are some recent reports: Wisconsin: Faculty Senate Approves Resolution Protecting Academic Freedom Yale … Continue reading

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