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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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Mental health: helping our students

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) By Anne-Marie Allison, Mathematics The recent suicides of students at nearby universities (two at UW and four at UG this academic year) are a somber reminder of the profound importance … Continue reading

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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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Fight for $15 & fairness on the Brantford campus

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2) By Eddie Sauvé, MA Candidate, Social Justice and Community Engagement. This term, students at Laurier-Brantford have begun a campaign for the Fight for $15 & Fairness. Provincially the movement is … Continue reading

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RLACs: 24/7

Clayton McCort, Associate Director, Residence Life. While Residence Life Area Coordinators (RLACs) are responsible for the day-to-day operational supervision of their assigned residence buildings and enhancing the living and learning environment for students living in residence, they also play a … Continue reading

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Upcoming WLUFA site redesign?

By: Matt Thomas, eResources Librarian and WLUFA Social Media Manager. Last Fall Term, the WLUFA Communications Committee worked with a group of students in Dr. Abby Goodrum’s JN270 “Intro to User Experience Design” class to help them present a set … Continue reading

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Key changes to Contract Faculty’s Collective Agreement

By your Contract Faculty Negotiating Team In no particular order, here are some key changes finalized in the new Collective Agreement (CA). More details will be provided at http://www.wlufa.ca when the final version of the CA is ready. Over the life … Continue reading

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