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Call for submissions: 46th Annual OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

OCUFA is proud to celebrate outstanding achievement in teaching and academic librarianship at Ontario universities. Anyone within the university community can nominate a faculty member or librarian. Award recipients are selected by an independent OCUFA committee made up of faculty, librarians, and student representatives. The deadline for nominations for the 2017-2018 awards is May 25, […]

OCUFA announces winners of the 2016-2017 Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

TORONTO – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the winners of its prestigious Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards. Since 1973, these awards have recognized the exceptional contributions made by professors and librarians to the quality of higher education in Ontario. “Professors and academic librarians are at the heart of […]

University of Windsor’s Karen Pillon wins prestigious OCUFA academic librarianship award

TORONTO – Karen Pillon, Head of Access Services at the Leddy Library at the University of Windsor, has been named one of Ontario’s most outstanding academic librarians by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). Pillon will receive a 2016-2017 OCUFA Academic Librarianship Award at an October 21, 2017 ceremony in Toronto, hosted by […]

University of Toronto’s Mindy Thuna wins prestigious OCUFA academic librarianship award

TORONTO – Mindy Thuna, Head of the Engineering and Computer Science Library at the University of Toronto, has been named one of Ontario’s most outstanding academic librarians by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). Thuna will receive a 2016-2017 OCUFA Academic Librarianship Award at an October 21, 2017 ceremony in Toronto, hosted by […]

Call for submissions: 44th Annual OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

OCUFA is proud to celebrate outstanding achievement in teaching and academic librarianship at Ontario universities. Anyone within the university community can nominate a faculty member or librarian. Award recipients are selected by an independent OCUFA committee made up of faculty, librarians, and student representatives. Deadline for nominations for 2016-2017 awards: May 26, 2017. Please submit […]

Nominations now open for OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

Every year, OCUFA recognizes outstanding teachers and academic librarians in Ontario universities through its Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards. We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2015-16 awards are now open . Up to seven awards are presented annually. Teaching, in the context of the OCUFA awards, embraces virtually all levels of instruction – graduate […]

Tentative agreement for Western Librarians and Archivists

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association is pleased to announce that your negotiating team and the university administration have reached a tentative collective agreement for librarians and archivists. The tentative deal was reached on Friday, November 6th after two days of conciliation with Greg Long, a Ministry of Labour appointed conciliator. “I want to […]

OCUFA announces winners of the 2014-2015 Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the winners of its prestigious Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards. Since 1973, these awards have recognized the exceptional contributions made by professors and librarians to the quality of higher education in Ontario. “Professors and academic librarians are at the heart of our universities. […]

OCUFA announces winners of the 2014-2015 Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards

TORONTO – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the winners of its prestigious Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards. Since 1973, these awards have recognized the exceptional contributions made by professors and librarians to the quality of higher education in Ontario. “Professors and academic librarians are at the heart of […]

The University Toronto Mississauga’s Harriet Sonne de Torrens wins prestigious OCUFA academic librarianship award

TORONTO – Dr. Harriet Sonne de Torrens of the University of Toronto Mississauga has been awarded a 2014-15 Academic Librarianship Award by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) in recognition of her outstanding contributions to university education in Ontario. “Dr. Sonne de Torrens is a teacher, scholar, researcher, advocate, and mentor,” said Andrea […]

What the 2014 election results mean for professors and academic librarians

The election of a majority Liberal government in the June 12, 2014 Ontario election has a number of important implications for professors and academic librarians in the province. During the election, OCUFA analyzed the higher education platforms of the Liberal Party as well as those of the other main parties , posted the response of the parties to the OCUFA party questionnaire , and […]

Deadline for OCUFA’s Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards is May 23, 2014

Do you know an exceptional university teacher or academic librarian? Be sure to nominate them for an OCUFA Teaching or Academic Librarianship Award by May 23, 2014. Since 1973, these awards have recognized individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the quality of Ontario’s universities. All members of an OCUFA-affiliate faculty association are eligible. […]