Topic: Faculty associations

Editorial Matters: A time for action

By Ben Lewis

Ontario’s universities are built on models of scholarship developed in the United Kingdom and western Europe. Founded by and for European settlers, […]

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The role of faculty associations following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

By Lori Campbell, Shannon Dea, and Laura McDonald

As universities take on the work of Indigenization, what role do faculty and faculty associations have in advancing the recommendations of the […]

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The Indigenous diversity gap

By Malinda S. Smith and Nancy Bray

Where are the Indigenous Peoples in Canadian universities? Canadian postsecondary institutions have pursued equity, diversity, and inclusion policies and programs since the […]

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Free speech and the battle for the university

By Shannon Dea

At the University of Waterloo, a controversial talk had the faculty association looking for creative ways to respond. How did the faculty […]

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Freedom with limits? The role faculty associations play protecting the speech rights of their members

By Linda Rose-Krasnor and Michelle Webber

Faculty associations represent a diverse and engaged membership. The campus speech debate presents new challenges, but faculty associations already have tools to […]

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We were a strong union before Janus, and we will be a strong union after Janus

By Andrea Calver

The Janus decision has made it more challenging for public sector unions to be effective in the US. Seeing this threat coming, […]

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Building solidarity on Ontario’s university campuses

By Nour Alideeb

University administrations often seek to advance unpopular agendas by attempting to pit students and faculty against each other. Through campus alliances, we […]

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The university in the populist age

By Steven Tufts and Mark Thomas

Right-wing populism threatens the future of higher education, but remaining passive and retreating to a disinterested vision of the university will actually […]

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Defending collegial governance at Brock University

By Larry Savage

The successful campaign against admin overreach at Brock University carries lessons for faculty everywhere.

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Faculty awaken to the university governance crisis in BC

By Mark Mac Lean and Michael Conlon

The resignation of Arvind Gupta reveals worrying trends and damaging ideas about Canadian university governance.

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