Topic: Governance

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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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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Obscuring transparency and silencing dissent

By Root Gorelick

An account of attacks on openness and deliberation by someone at the centre of the governance controversy.

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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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Doing the PPP: a skeptical perspective

By Leo Groarke and Beverley Hamilton

Program prioritization—all the rage at Canadian campuses—may be more trouble than it is worth.

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