Topic: Governance

Against endorsing the Chicago Principles

By Sigal Ben-Porath, University of Pennsylvania

In response to rising tensions around free speech, many colleges and universities have endorsed the Chicago principles, which express a commitment to […]

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The more women in government, the healthier a population

Canada’s Minister of the Status of Women Maryam Monsef is pictured in the Library of Parliament on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on […]

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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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Divisions in the university commons yield dividends: A partial review of Peter MacKinnon’s University Commons Divided

By Root Gorelick

In University Commons Divided, Peter MacKinnon, the long-serving president of the University of Saskatchewan, has written an interesting introduction to some of […]

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Can Collegiality Be Negotiated? University Governance and Collective Bargaining

By Mark Crane, Ph.D.

After a marathon bargaining session that stretched into the pre-dawn hours of November 26, 2015 the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) reached […]

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A galvanizing process: Unpacking Ontario’s new postsecondary sexual violence policies

By Dawn Moore

How is Ontario’s new action plan on sexual violence playing out on Ontario campuses?

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Congress 2016 Day 2: Governance controversies and reconciliation in the university

It was another interesting day here at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Calgary. Two sessions […]

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Questioning the quality of the quality assurance process in Ontario’s Universities

By Donald Wiebe

The case of the Toronto School of Theology raises serious questions about the misuse of quality assurance processes in the province.

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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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