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Notice of Fall General Meeting, Wed, Oct 20, 2021 2:00 PM

Pursuant to Section 10 (a) of the Constitution of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, a Fall General Meeting of the Faculty Association will be held on: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm  Via Zoom The meeting login instructions and agenda package will be sent in a separate email.

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Academic Freedom Event: Open for Business: on What Terms

2:00 p.m. May 13, 2021 Please register in advance. Over a century ago, Thorsten Veblen (1918) warned that the intrusion of business principles in Universities would weaken the pursuit of learning, resulting in a digression of interest and support from scholarly achievements to the competitive acquisition of wealth. With chronic underfunding, Universities, look to collaborative research […]

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Important Event: Laurentian University Phone Bank

The insolvency process at Laurentian University is moving swiftly and will conclude mid-April. Without intervention, this closed-door process—intended for private sector corporations—will determine the future of this public institution, key employer, and cultural hub in the region.  The federal government needs to work with the government of Ontario and provide emergency funding to save Laurentian […]

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April 12 Academic Freedom Event Cancelled

Please be advised that the upcoming USFA Academic Freedom event has been cancelled because the CAUT representative is no longer able to participate. The position of the USFA Executive is that CAUT participation was essential to provide an informed understanding of the complexities of defending Academic Freedom on Canadian campuses.    

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