Tag Archives: communication

Letter responding to the “strategic new directions for teaching and learning” from the Faculty of Arts

(Posted with permission from Jonathan Finn.) Deb MacLatchy, Vice President: Academic Paul Jessop, Acting Vice President: Academic Kathryn Carter, Associate Vice President: Teaching and Learning April 10, 2017 Dear Deb, Paul and Kathryn, As the Chairs and Program Coordinators in … Continue reading

Posted in Laurier Administration | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Contract Faculty: Thank You!

By Kimberly Ellis-Hale. Thank you for responding to all the flash surveys, for picking up and wearing your Contract Faculty t-shirts, for attending meetings, for voting both at the beginning and the end, for reading and sharing important emails, for tweeting … Continue reading

Posted in Contract Faculty, Negotiations, WLUFA Advocate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The UFC: Cynicism Versus Optimism of the Will

By Garry Potter Until last Monday night I believed that the single biggest problem stopping Contract Faculty from improving their situation was the ignorance, arrogance and egoism of the full-time faculty. Most full-time faculty fail to understand that the institutionalized … Continue reading

Posted in Contract Faculty, Labour Issues, Negotiations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Statue Project Update: Senate motion will not go to Board

“…at the October 20 WLU Senate meeting [Jonathan Finn] presented a motion that the University Senate oppose ‘the statue project’ and that it cancel the University’s involvement with that project. The result was an overwhelming majority 39-6-7 vote. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Laurier Administration | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WLUFA – The First 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, on September 26th, 1988, Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) was certified as the bargaining agent for full-time faculty and librarians. It would be another 18 months or so before a first collective agreement (CA) was achieved … Continue reading

Posted in WLUFA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Teaching is our passion

Contract faculty are (still) here … because we care.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment