OCUFA meets with Minister Glen Murray, PC Critic Rob Leone

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On January 23, 2012, OCUFA President Constance Adamson met with the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Glen Murray. Among other issues, Adamson spoke of the urgent need for faculty hiring and quality investments in the university sector.
 
For his part, the Minister highlighted the province’s fiscal challenges, as well as his early plans for higher education in Ontario. Minister Murray will release several white papers in the coming months on proposed new policy directions, and will use these as the basis for stakeholder consultation. The Minister also reiterated his support maintaining the link between teaching and research at Ontario’s universities.
 
On January 25, 2012, OCUFA met with the Progressive Conservative Critic for Training, Colleges and Universities, MPP Rob Leone. Mr. Leone indicated that he shared OCUFA’s concerns with quality in the university sector, particularly in the face of rising enrolment. 
 
OCUFA will continue to work with all political parties over the coming months to ensure that the quality of higher education is preserved.

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