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Some philanthropy often forgotten - January 2015

I read with interest the recent Jan. 7 commentary, “Be Wary of Academic Philanthropy, ”by Jean Sauvageau, and the response of Jan. 15 by former editor-in­-chief Fred Hazel. More…

Message of Solidarity Charlie Hebdo - January 2015

The members of the Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations are distressed and deeply saddened following the unspeakable acts, which claimed the lives of 12 people and injured many others amongst the contributors of the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. More...

Be weary of academic philanthropy - January 2015

On December 29, 2014, an editorial was published in this newspaper (“Supporting Higher Education”) which uncritically extols the rise of private donations in supporting New Brunswick’s universities and is further rather accepting of the creeping privatization that is compromising the quality of teaching and research programs at our institutions. More…

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…