The successful campaign against admin overreach at Brock University carries lessons for faculty everywhere.
The resignation of Arvind Gupta reveals worrying trends and damaging ideas about Canadian university governance.
An innovative program at the University of Toronto Mississauga allows individuals with intellectual disabilities to experience university life.
The controversy around presidential pay at Western proved to be a flashpoint for taking back control.
An account of attacks on openness and deliberation by someone at the centre of the governance controversy.
Today, the majority of PhD graduates will not become university professors. Two reasons for this are glaringly simple: professors are not retiring at 65 and universities are not hiring as they once did. A third is that there are an increasing number of opportunities for employment outside academe. Despite this reality, graduate supervision remains based […]
Contract faculty work in Ontario is unfair, ineffective, and ready for a shakeup.
The University and College Union is fighting back against zero-hour contracts that trap thousands in casualized work.
Precarious academic work is an important issue in Australia, and the National Tertiary Education Union is making it a priority.
Faculty associations are behaving more and more like unions, transforming labour relations at universities in Ontario.
As we approach this year’s federal election, professors and academic librarians have a responsibility to speak out.
A look inside YUFA’s innovative community projects committee.
There is a pecking order in my department, as I’m sure there is in yours. At the top are those with the biggest research grants and at the bottom are the sessional instructors. Few people on campus will come right out and admit this, and many of the bigwig administrators will deny it, but like […]
Exploring what Indigenous education can bring to our universities and our communities
Colleges are struggling with the same trends that threaten universities. By working together, college and university faculty can push back.