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UNB president needs to apologize for actions around strike, union says - December 2014

The faculty union at the University of New Brunswick is calling on the university’s president to apologize for events it says led to a three-week strike last winter, and which the union claims has created a lack of confidence in the university’s management. More…

Increased pressures, class sizes taking their toll on faculties in academia - December 2014

Today’s faculties are making tough choices, as increased funding pressures and class sizes come at cost of grading, feedback. More…

U de M students question admin costs - December 2014

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AUNBT sends open letter to UNB President Campbell - December 2014

What follows is an open letter written in response to the message sent from your office to the UNB community via email on November 24, 2014. More…

Science shouldn't be all business - December 2014

The federal government’s new strategy encourages precisely the opposite of the collective good. More…

December 6, 2014 marks 25 years since the murder of 14 women at École Polytechnique de Montréal. 

In honour of the women who lost their lives that day, as well as the many thousands of women in Canada who have been subject to violence since, CAUT has prepared this short video statement. Silence is not an option. Remember. Resist. Rebel. http://youtu.be/LUvAynn-Vmc

The hardening of N.B.'s political narrative - December 2014

Pro-shale gas lobby and political class put pressure on new Premier Brian Gallant. More…

Universities are not franchises - December 2014

In a report issued a few weeks ago on the state of post-secondary education in Canada, the Conference Board of Canada concluded that the sector "functions much like a 'franchise' business, with the provincial government acting as franchisor and the institutions as franchisees." More…

’Fatcat’ university vice-chancellors feel the heat - November 2014

As they compete in a tough marketplace, high-earning vice-chancellors are being held to account as never before. More…

Arbitration decision issued - November 2014

Arbitrator Kevin Burkett has just issued his decision to settle the two collective agreements between the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) and Mount Allison University. More...