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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Sally Gunz's final president's report on the FAUW blog

My goal coming into this position was to ensure that I left it with a strong organizational structure, sound staffing, a talented successor, and a strong board and, while any achievements are hardly my doing alone, I can say that as a group we have met all these expectations. FAUW is in very good hands. 

Read the full post, which highlights some new events FAUW is introducing this year.

Friday, August 18, 2017

FAUW president presents at Bill 148 (Fair Workplaces) hearings

Faculty association representatives from more than ten Ontario universities recently presented at hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, including FAUW's president, Sally Gunz. 

"The use of exploitive hiring exists across universities. Highly qualified instructors have no employment security, comparatively low pay, and in many cases no pension or benefits."

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

OCUFA's 2017 Policy Exchange report summarizes faculty recommendations for improving Ontario’s universities

Republished from OCUFA.

In May, OCUFA brought together representatives of its membership to identify the policy issues affecting Ontario’s universities that they view as most critical, and to draft recommendations for addressing them. The final report summarizing these consultations is now available online.