Professor declines Google funding in solidarity with ousted employees

April 26, 2021

In early March Luke Stark, a professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, turned down a $60,000 Google Scholar Research award because of the company’s controversial handling of an internal research process and mistreatment of senior members of its ethical artificial intelligence (AI) team.

CAUT Council censures University of Toronto

April 23, 2021

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Council has voted to censure the administration of the University of Toronto.

UWOFA Statement - International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism

April 16, 2021

During its April meeting the UWOFA Board of Directors passed a motion in support of the following statement:

UWOFA condemns program, job cuts at Laurentian University

April 15, 2021

The union representing faculty members at Western University (UWOFA) condemns unprecedented academic program and job cuts announced at Laurentian University this week, and calls on Western University administration to speak out as well.

New Librarians and Archivists Forum a chance to strengthen collegial governance

April 14, 2021

The inaugural Librarians and Archivists Forum meeting was held April 9 and is modelled after Faculty Councils. The full mechanics of the forum have not yet been finalized, but at least one meeting shall be held per term.