Category Archives: CAUT

Mark Jones, Open Letter: Response to Principal Woolf re Apology to Michael Mason (27 November 2012)

Dear Colleagues: An update on the letter of apology for Professor Michael Mason: It was published in the Globe & Mail on 19 November with a column by James Bradshaw.  The National Post also reported it on 19 November, and the Kingston Whig-Standard on the 20th. Advertisements

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PSAC 901 Responds to CAUT Report on Michael Mason (1 November 2012)

PSAC Local 901, representing Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen’s, has posted two critical responses to the CAUT Ad Hoc Investigatory Committee Report on the situation and treatment of Dr. Michael Mason in the Department of History at … Continue reading

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Highlights from the CAUT Almanac of Post-Secondary Education, 2012-13 (9 October 2012)

The CAUT Almanac “documents the most current statistical information available on the status of post-secondary education in Canada,” using Stats Canada and other data.  Each chapter of charts and tables is prefaced with “Highlights,” as quoted below. 

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CAUT: Assault on labour rights and post-secondary education (21 September 2012)

For this important post please see QUFA Forum.

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CAUT: A Bad Deal: AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement (17 April 2012)

As posted and sent by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) to participating  associations, 17 April 2012. See also QULA on Access Copyright (7 May 2012). The organization representing Canada’s university presidents announced an agreement yesterday with Access Copyright on a … Continue reading

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CAUT Analysis of the Federal Budget 2012: “You cannot cut your way to prosperity” (2 April 2012)

As emailed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers to Faculty Associations on 2 April 2012: CAUT Analysis of 2012 Federal Budget

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Highlights from the CAUT Almanac of Post-Secondary Education, 2011-12 (24 October 2011)

The CAUT Almanac “documents the most current statistical information available on the status of post-secondary education in Canada,” using Stats Canada and other data.  Each chapter of charts and tables is prefaced with “Highlights,” as quoted below.  

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