Category Archives: CAUT

“What is it you actually do?” Lecture, March 1st, New College, 5-7 pm

UTFA and CAUT are encouraging members to attend the lecture by Sandra Grey President of the Tertiary Education Union of New Zealand and Professor, University of Wellington at 5-7 pm on Tuesday March 1 in the William Doo Auditorium in … Continue reading

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The Salaries of U of T Academic Librarians – Growing Inequities?

The University of Toronto Library system with 43 libraries and more than 13 million books ranks third, after the libraries at Harvard and Yale in North America (see http://news.utoronto.ca/back-school-u-t-library-system-ranked-top-three-harvard-and-yale ) in terms of size and scope – and yet, our librarians … Continue reading

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Academic Freedom & Tenure for Some But Not All?

Recent events at the University of Saskatchewan have brought to light, the unspoken, silent developments on who ‘really’ have the benefits of tenure and academic freedom. Questions such as, do faculty in senior administrative positions have the same academic freedom … Continue reading

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UofT Researcher Seized in Tajikistan – Urgent, Sign Petition

University of Toronto Statement We are deeply concerned to hear reports that one of our Ph.D. students, Alexander Sodiqov, has been detained in Tajikistan, where he has been conducting research under the auspices of a UK-based project called “Rising Powers … Continue reading

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University of Saskatchewan: Open Letter from Jim Turk, CAUT

Greetings, In yesterday’s Globe and Mail, University of Alberta President Indira Samarasekera continued the assault on the concept of academic freedom initiated by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) in 2011. [See her article “When universities make … Continue reading

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“Science Under Attack” CAUT Campaign Launched

Check out the new website, videos, presentations and update on what is happening: http://getscienceright.ca/

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CAUT Newsletter – News on Greyson and Loubani, Alberta University Cuts

Read online: http://www.caut.ca/newswire?utm_source=CAUT+NewsWire+EN&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=September+2013

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