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Century Club

I am struggling with the notion of the Century Club.  It indicates age or rather aging bodies.  There’s no certificate from the Queen for having crossed the 100 line nor is there any personal pride.  All it does is say … Continue reading

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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

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New (and old) faces of WLUFA executive

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Dear Colleagues, Another Association election is now behind us and it’s netted us some really wonderful results. The first is that our trial use of Simply Voting for the last few … Continue reading

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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

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Opposition to library collections budget cuts

The “Open letter from WLUFA opposing the library cuts at University of Ottawa” was just published on the WLUFA news site.  It’s important to support our colleagues in other institutions in Ontario, Canada, and around the world, and several faculty … Continue reading

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An open letter from your WLUFA president

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Dear Colleagues, As you know, our Contract Faculty have been at the negotiating table with the Administration since June 1 of this year. They have met over a dozen times since negotiations … Continue reading

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