Tag Archives: Laurier Senate

Some days I feel overwhelmed

By Kimberly Ellis-Hale , Sociology. Some days I feel overwhelmed. Between students asking for support and understanding, Accessible Learning’s term-long student accommodation updates, Dean of Student’s requests for additional student-related consideration, and URGENT-student-related-notices, I very rarely feel that I have … Continue reading

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Governance report and recommendations to the Senate

Originally published Apr. 7/17. By Kari Brozowski, Communications. Despite having no official position in the WLU Act or Senate approval, the University Secretariat initiated its own Governance Review of Wilfrid Laurier University. While some may applaud the gumption, faculty should … Continue reading

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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

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One more nail in the coffin of collegial governance

This article is from WLUFA Advocate 4.3 November 2015. By the WLUFA Executive On Nov. 5 President Max Blouw announced that he will strike a Special Advisory Committee “to review the varied opinions associated with the Prime Ministers Statues Project … Continue reading

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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

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Students mobilize due to their disturbing research results

Karly Rath, 2015 Graduate of the Journalism program, Laurier Brantford With the cases of Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi plastered in the news over the last year, rape culture has been in the public eye more than ever. In Premier … Continue reading

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“‘Truth, Faith and the IPRM’: Rhetorical Tactics and ‘Appalling’ Arguments”

This blog entry was actually posted on December 4, 2015. This article is from the WLUFA Advocate 1.2 December 2012. Herbert Pimlott, Associate Professor, Communication Studies How can something as dull and bureaucratic sounding as the “Integrated Planning and Resource … Continue reading

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