Canadian universities sacrifice principles in pursuing collaborations: report

In their drive to attract new revenues by collaborating with corporations, donors, and governments, Canadian universities are entering into agreements that place unacceptable limits on academic freedom and sacrifice fundamental academic principles, according to a report released today by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).

UOIT faculty hand negotiators a strong strike mandate

OSHAWA – Faculty at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) have voted 85 per cent in favour of a strike mandate to back their desire for a fair and equitable settlement. Voting took place between Sept. 12-14, 2011, and the results authorize the faculty association to call a strike if they are unable …