OCUFA and its partners are pleased to announce that a video of the 2016 Worldviews Lecture on Higher Education is now available online. The second annual lecture was delivered on April 13th, 2016 by Professor Rajani Naidoo, Chair in Higher Education Management and Director International Centre for Higher Education Management at the University of Bath.  […]

On Monday, May 9, 2016 the members of the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) ratified their new collective agreement. The new deal is for two years. The deal passed with 96.7 per cent of voting members in favour. The leadership of APUO expressed their thanks to the membership “for the strong […]

On May 7, 2016 in Toronto, OCUFA held its third and final Board meeting of the year. It was an opportunity to review progress made on the organization’s key priorities – faculty pensions, contract faculty and faculty complement, and university governance. It was also an opportunity to recognize those who have made important contributions to […]

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients OCUFA Service Award: Constance Adamson from the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), and Kate Lawson from the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW). “The OCUFA Service Award was established to honour individuals who have done, or continue to […]

The Ontario Confederation is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Henry Mandelbaum Fellowship: Chérine Stevula, from the University of Guelph, and Karen Marie Olsen Lawford from the University of Ottawa. “The Mandelbaum Fellowship recognizes graduate students who combine exceptional scholarship with deep engagement in their communities,” said Kate Lawson, Chair of the selection […]

On April 25, 2016, the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) reached a tentative deal with their employer. The APUO released the following statement on their website : We are happy to report that we have been able to reach a deal with the employer. The agreement was reached at the end of […]

On April 19, 2016, the provincial government released a summary of the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee’s consultations . This Steering Committee was established last spring and tasked with developing recommendations for the creation of a strategy to close the gender wage gap in Ontario. A series of province wide consultations was the first step in this process. OCUFA participated in the consultation process […]

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