Topic: Editorials

Editorial Matters: Something to talk about

By Ben Lewis

Over the past few years, the debate about freedom of speech on university campuses has increased in intensity. Often sparked by high […]

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Editorial Matters: The slow erosion of public university funding

By Ben Lewis

Ontario’s public universities are vital institutions that deliver education to thousands of students, produce thought-provoking and groundbreaking research, and provide good jobs […]

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Editorial Matters: Alluring figures

By Ben Lewis

There is an appealing simplicity in numbers. A number’s value is never ambiguous, even if its meaning can be. Numbers are specific […]

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Editorial Matters: The comforts of common sense

By Ben Lewis

“Keep hold of a few plain truths, and make everything square with them. When I was young … there never was any […]

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Editor Matters: Whose University is it anyway?

By Graeme Stewart

The past few years have seen university governance jump from relative obscurity and into the headlines. How universities are run is suddenly […]

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Editorial Matters: The relationship between higher education and the state has always been a complicated one.

By Graeme Stewart

THE FIRST European universities, for the most part established through papal bulls, coexisted uneasily with secular authorities. They were located within kingdoms and […]

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Editorial Matters: The reality of precarious academic work around the world

By Graeme Stewart

On February 25, 2015, many adjunct faculty members in the United States walked out of their classrooms to protest their working conditions. […]

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Havoc! Havoc! Smyt fast, give gode knocks!

By all accounts, February 10, 1355 began quietly enough in Oxford. It was the feast day of St. Scholastica, who, despite what […]

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Into the program prioritization debate

Last week, we published an article by Leo Groarke and Beverley Hamilton on program prioritization. For the uninitiated, program prioritization is a […]

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We Teach Ontario launches student video contest

We Teach Ontario, OCUFA’s campaign highlighting the important connection between teaching and research, has launched a student video contest. The contest offers […]

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