Category Archives: AUCC

Response from APLA about AUCC and Access Copyright Agreement

This notice is being widely circulated from the President of the APLA, F.Y.I.: Dear Presidents of the Universities and Colleges of Atlantic Canada: The Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) was dismayed to learn of the agreement reached between Access Copyright … Continue reading

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Issues in AUCC Statement on Academic Freedom Questioned

Quoted excerpt from Huffington Post (see below): “In 2011 the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) reached the distinguished age of one hundred! The presidents of AUCC’s member institutions celebrated their centennial this fall by approving a new … Continue reading

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David Naylor, UT President, Responds to AUCC Statement on Academic Freedom

F.Y.I. The President of the University of Toronto has publicly released his reasons for withdrawing from the board of the AUCC on this website: http://www.president.utoronto.ca/presidents-comment-on-aucc-statement-on-academic-freedom.htm The new statement on Academic Freedom by the AUCC (the Association of Universities and Colleges … Continue reading

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“CAUT raises serious concerns about AUCC’s revised statement on academic freedom…”

CAUT’s open letter to AUCC. “The 2011 AUCC Statement on Academic Freedom is the first change to its position on academic freedom since 1988. CAUT’s open letter is highly critical noting “There is a certain perverse irony that AUCC chose … Continue reading

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