Posts from November 2019

The latest issue of Academic Matters considers the economic and equity impacts of how university funding is allocated. How does this affect students, faculty, and staff at Ontario’s postsecondary institutions? Read the issue for free online. Editorial Matters: Economics and inequality By Ben Lewis, Editor-in-Chief “It is commonly understood that postsecondary education ought to focus on fostering curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, and vigorous debate, with the […]

OCUFA President Rahul Sapra has written a letter to the Board of Governors Chair and President at the University of Northern British Columbia expressing OCUFA’s support for the faculty currently striking at UNBC. Dear Ms. Ongman, I am writing today, on behalf of 17,000 university faculty and academic librarians at our 30 member associations, to […]

The Status of Women and Equity Award of Distinction celebrates the outstanding contributions of OCUFA members whose work has contributed meaningfully to the advancement of professors, academic librarians, and/or academic staff who are Indigenous, women, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, living with disabilities, and/or belong to other historically marginalized groups. Additional information, guidelines, and application portal can be […]