Daily Archives: February 16, 2012

Letter to UofT Administration Concerning the Access Copyright Agreement

At the UofT Governing Council Meeting today, in an information only session, three presenters from the Uof T student unions and the University of Toronto Faculty Association presented their concerns about current agreement. Attached is letter outlining the complexity of … Continue reading

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Students Union and UTFA – Access Copyright

The University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) and the UT students union is presenting their views on the recent Access Copyright Agreement today at the UT Governing Council and asking the Council to  suspend any step towards ratification of the … Continue reading

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Next President of UTFA….nominations are open

George Luste’s term ends June 30, 2012. The nominations for the Presidency are now being accepted. We are fortunate, for Scott Prudham, current VP Salaries, Pensions & Benefits and Chief Negotiator, has been nominated and agreed to run. His website, … Continue reading

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Latest on Elsevier

F.Y.I. “Furor over Elsevier escalates…” http://mhpbooks.com/49997/furor-over-elsevier-escalates/

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Full Drummond Report – Post-Secondary Education Highlights

For a copy of the full Drummond Report visit this site, http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/reformcommission/ or you can download a PDF copy here. Post secondary recommendations include the following recommendations: Recommendation 7-1: Grow government funding for the post-secondary education sector by 1.5 per … Continue reading

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