Topic: Faculty associations

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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Lessons from the eye of the storm: Chakmagate and Western University

By Alison Hearn and Vanessa Brown

The controversy around presidential pay at Western proved to be a flashpoint for taking back control.

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Congress 2015: Challenges, opportunities for public sector unions facing austerity

By Brynne S-W

Austerity and precarity¬†figured largely on the agenda at the Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies conference this week at the Congress […]

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From Deference to Defiance: The evolution of Ontario faculty associations

By Craig Heron

Faculty associations are behaving more and more like unions, transforming labour relations at universities in Ontario.

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