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Apr 27, 2017, 17:01 ET Ontario professors concerned about the erosion of university funding

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's faculty and academic librarians are troubled the government has not made much-needed investments in the province's universities. This budget threatens the...


Feb 25, 2016, 17:11 ET Professors welcome investments in student access, caution that Ontario still needs to invest in universities

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians across Ontario are welcoming changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to make higher education more accessible to...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Conference, day of action to challenge rise of precarious work at Ontario universities

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Faculty, staff, and students are coming together to challenge the rise of precarious work at universities and colleges across Ontario. An online day of action will be...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - News conference, day of action on precarious work in universities/

TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Faculty representatives will address the alarming rise of precarious work in Ontario's universities at a special news conference. The event is part of an Ontario-wide...


Feb 09, 2016, 11:41 ET Media Advisory - News conference, day of action on precarious work in universities

TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Faculty representatives will address the alarming rise of precarious work in Ontario's universities at a special news conference. The event is part of an Ontario-wide...


Jul 14, 2015, 12:18 ET OCUFA announces appointment of 31st president

TORONTO, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 31st president – Judy Bates, Associate Professor of...


Apr 23, 2015, 16:53 ET Budget 2015 continues erosion of public funding for Ontario universities

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 Ontario Budget repeatedly acknowledges that universities are vital to economic prosperity, yet does not make any new investments in public funding for higher...


Mar 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Professors at Queen's Park today to talk about contract faculty, university funding

TORONTO, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians from across the province will be at Queen's Park today, talking with MPPs about important issues facing Ontario's universities. The...


Feb 25, 2015, 09:30 ET Adjunct Walkout Day: Growing use of contract faculty in Ontario traps many in precarious work, threatens quality of higher education

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The quality of Ontario's postsecondary education system is threatened by the poor working conditions of contract faculty. The Ontario Confederation of University...


Feb 18, 2015, 09:00 ET University funding in Ontario hits worrisome milestone

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - For the first time ever, tuition fee revenue has exceeded public operating funding for Ontario's universities. Tuition fees now account for almost 51 per cent of the...


Aug 26, 2014, 15:26 ET Ontario faculty are high performers, according to new study

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians are welcoming a new study that highlights their impressive teaching and research accomplishments, as well as their many contributions ...


May 01, 2014, 16:55 ET 2014 Ontario Budget has some hits, misses opportunity to invest in universities

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians across Ontario are puzzled that today's provincial budget did not make significant new investments in higher education. In a budget...


Jan 23, 2014, 15:59 ET Ontario professors welcome appointment of Paul Martin to assist with developing a provincial pension plan

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's professors and academic librarians are welcoming the news that former Prime Minister Paul Martin will help develop a new Ontario Pension Plan. Martin's...


May 02, 2013, 16:28 ET Professors and academic librarians to Premier: It's time to invest in universities

TORONTO, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's 17,000 professors and academic librarians are calling on Premier Wynne to invest in the province's universities after today's budget missed an opportunity to...


Jan 23, 2013, 11:12 ET Keep research and teaching at the heart of our universities, new campaign urges

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Teaching and research are at the heart of Ontario's universities and together produce extraordinary results for students and their communities. We Teach Ontario, a new...


Jan 10, 2013, 09:00 ET Ontario wants less austerity, more investment in higher education: new study

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontarians do not want the government's austerity agenda to compromise the quality of university education in the province, according to a new study released today by...


Oct 03, 2012, 12:42 ET Faculty, Staff and Students Say, "Ministry Proposals Harmful to Quality of Post-Secondary Education and Won't Improve Access"

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Proposals put forward in a Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities discussion paper will damage the quality of post-secondary education and increase government...


Oct 03, 2012, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - College and university students, faculty and staff release responses to government proposals/

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Four of the largest organizations representing students, staff, and faculty at Ontario colleges and universities will hold a press conference on Wednesday to jointly...


Oct 01, 2012, 17:24 ET Media Advisory - College and university students, faculty and staff release responses to government proposals

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Four of the largest organizations representing students, staff, and faculty at Ontario colleges and universities will hold a press conference on Wednesday to jointly...


Sep 26, 2012, 11:44 ET McGuinty breaks his promise to respect rights. Again.

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's professors and academic librarians are disappointed that Dalton McGuinty has once again broken his promise to respect collective bargaining by imposing...


Sep 11, 2012, 12:50 ET Ontario's professors and academic librarians ask: "Why is Ontario one of the least affordable provinces for students?"

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's professors and academic librarians are questioning why Ontario has one of the least affordable university systems in Canada, as revealed in a study released...


May 28, 2012, 08:30 ET Professors and academic librarians warn against rash reforms of Ontario's universities

TORONTO, May 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians are warning the Government of Ontario against putting limits on the educational options available to students, based on the results of ...


May 14, 2012, 08:30 ET Ontario's professors and academic librarians warn that university quality is on the decline

Survey of over 2,300 faculty reveals strong commitment to the connection between teaching and research TORONTO, May 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Professors and academic librarians are concerned about the quality ...


Mar 27, 2012, 16:52 ET University professors and librarians: Ontario budget adds up to less funding and more intervention

TORONTO, March 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's professors and academic librarians are disappointed that today's provincial budget effectively cuts university resources while signaling increased government ...


Feb 15, 2012, 17:23 ET Faculty to Drummond: You can't drive Ontario forward on a half-empty tank

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's professors and academic librarians are criticizing the report of the Drummond Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services for being long on cuts and ...