CAUT has just released an advisory on intellectual property that addresses recent court decisions on "fair dealing," the right to reproduce a substantial amount of a copyrighted work without permission from, or payment to, the copyright owner
News — Archives — 2008
There are a few stark differences between the Great Depression and now that might soften the blow of a severe economic downturn on universities.
The University of Western Ontario's Faculty Association (UWOFA) continues to support the academic achievements of undergraduate students through a number of scholarships.
As a result of Ontario's university funding freeze due to the province's $500-million deficit, UoGuelph needs to find an additional $10 million in operating savings
Over the weekend, the Canadian Association of University Teachers voted unanimously to censure the First Nations University of Canada
Later this week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers will vote on censuring the First Nations University of Canada and Acadia University.
Over 77% of Quebec professors are "highly satisfied" with their work
The Mount Saint Vincent University Faculty Association has a filed a grievance challenging the university's decision to suspend enrolment in 2 programs.
Like their Canadian counterparts, US post-secondary institutions are trying to cope with the current market turmoil.
Plummeting stock markets have drained tens of millions of dollars from local non-profit groups that use investment income to grant scholarships, subsidize community programs, buy hospital equipment and conduct research.
An e-mail widely circulated to the University of Ottawa and the media that suggests a new part-time professor at the university had worked as a prostitute is raising questions about privacy issues and academic freedom.
On Monday, University of Waterloo president David Johnston announced a 6-month "postponement" of hiring and major spending at the university.
As university presidents gather in Ottawa this week for their annual meeting, talks are likely to focus on the global economic turmoil, which has been affecting schools like the University of Calgary and the University of Ottawa.
On Monday, Université Laval professors walked off the job in a 3-day strike, the first of as many as 12 days they plan to take.
The 17-day strike at Brandon University has ended, as faculty and administration reached a tentative agreement Wednesday night.
Scholarships, student aid, and research funding at the University of Ottawa could be reduced if North American stock markets continue to fall, affecting the school's endowment fund.
The University of Calgary has written off nearly $17 million in an investment in US mortgage-backed securities affected by the credit crisis.
Ratification Vote Result: 91% in favour of ratification of the proposed Collective Agreement. (Oct. 4, 2008)
A CAUT travel advisory issued this month reviews recent U.S. court decisions and government policies which permit your laptop or other electronic device to be seized (at the border and international airports) (Sept. 15, 2008)
Applications for the Faculty Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan and the Librarians & Archivists Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan are now available online . Deadline for the academic year 2008-2009 is June 30, 2009 (Sept. 13, 2008)
Check out our photo gallery from our 10th Anniversary Meeting (Apr. 11, 2008)