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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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To divest, or to not divest – that is the question

In early 2016, the University received a letter endorsed by 80 faculty members calling on it to divest from fossil fuels. Fourteen months later, Laurier’s Responsible Investment Working Group (RIWG) is distilling the results of written submissions and public consultations … 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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Teaching is our passion

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

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