Tag Archives: Ontario PSE

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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Conference, day of action to challenge rise of precarious work at Ontario universities

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate February 2016 4.6.) The following is a press release issued by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) TORONTO – Faculty, staff, and students are coming together to challenge the rise of … Continue reading

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Change is afoot: Universities and unions design a new pension plan

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate January 2016 4.6.) By Marc Kilgour, Mathematics The University Pension Project (UPP) is an effort to create a new pension option for Ontario universities. An alternative to the current system in which each … Continue reading

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WLUFA Advocate 4.4 November 2015

Here’s the latest issue: WLUFA Advocate November 26, 2015 4.4 (PDF)

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Funding Formula Review

This article is associated with the WLUFA Advocate 4.4 November 2015. Submission from Wilfrid Laurier University to Sue Herbert, Executive Lead [University Funding Model Reform] August, 2015 Thank you for providing an opportunity to comment on development of a new … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Nippissing U Board in support of NUFA

Dear Members of the Nipissing University Board of Governors; In support of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) members currently out on strike, I am writing today to urge you to intervene now and get your university back to work. … 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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