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2016 USFA Award Recipients

With pleasure, we announce the 2016 recipients of the Peter T. Millard Award, the USFA Academic Freedom Award and the Peter C. Dooley Legacy Award. The 2016 Peter Millard Award goes to Chris Adams from the Library. Chris has patiently and painstakingly served USFA members for a number of years. As an Executive Committee member […]

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Presidential Search Transparency v. The Value of Confidentiality in Searches

The USFA’s September e-Letter advocating transparency in the presidential search resulted in a few expressions of disagreement by faculty members. In the spirit of reasoned debate, we offer a lengthier explanation of the principles on which the e-Letter was based, along with an opposing argument by Dwight Newman, College of Law. Collectively Speaking: Presidential Search […]

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Open letter to the President of the University of Saskatchewan

Many people are concerned about the TransformUS process as a means of academic decision making at the University of Saskatchewan. The model on which TransformUS is based is being implemented, or being considered for implementation, at several Canadian Universities and many at those institutions are likewise concerned (http://ocufa.on.ca/wordpress/assets/Dickeson-Right-for-Ontario-Craig-Heron.pdf, http://www.academicmatters.ca/2014/01/doing-the-ppp-a-skeptical-perspective/). At the U of S the […]

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