Canadian Association of University Teachers: Bulletin
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) publishes Bulletin every month. These used to be available in paper copy in every faculty workstation on campus. Please click this link to find current and past issues of Bulletin: https://www.caut.ca/bulletin
CAUT Bulletin February 2021
Vol 68, No 2
The February 2021 issue of the Bulletin is now available online. Click here to access the entire issue or on the links below to read or share individual articles.
Duty to accommodate
Are universities and colleges doing enough to accommodate academic staff with disabilities?
Disability and the (online) academy
What it means to have a disability within post-secondary institutions in the era of COVID-19.
BY THE NUMBERS
Academic Staff with Disabilities
Catherine Nolin & Grahame Russell
Catherine Nolin and Grahame Russell tell CAUT about their book on Canadian mining in Guatemala and why it was cancelled.
Being at Large — Freedom in the age of alternative facts
Charles Reeves, associate professor at OCAD University, reviews Santiago Zabala’s new book “Being at Large — Freedom in the age of alternative facts”.
Unionization, academic freedom, & sessional contract faculty
Do sessional contract faculty enjoy academic freedom?
Copyright limits and learning: lessons from the COVID-19 quarantine
When teachers and students moved to virtual classrooms, the limitations of copyright law reared its head.
Education for All campaign launches
CAUT signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Pensions — hot topic in new contract deals won at Simon Fraser and Dalhousie
Collegial governance at stake at the University of Alberta
FROM THE ARCHIVES
April 2003 – Most Canadians say high fees block access
A 2003 poll showed more than 7 in 10 Canadians worried about the rising cost of tuition.
Robert S. (Bob) Rodger 1926–2021
“Bob’s contribution to academia continued for almost five decades. We have lost a good friend, colleague, founding figure and past president of the Dalhousie Faculty Association.” – Dave Westwood, DFA President