OCUFA alarmed by last-minute fall guidelines for postsecondary education that ignore science, compromise health and safety
September 01, 2021 11:50 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCUFA’s faculty, academic librarians, and other academic professionals are looking forward to the start of the new academic year, but health and safety...
OCUFA calls for resignation of Ross Romano amid devastating cuts to jobs and programs at Laurentian University Toronto, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following news that approximately 60 programs have been cut at Laurentian University and that over 80 faculty members have lost their jobs, the Ontario...
OCUFA: 2021 budget a missed opportunity to invest in Ontario’s future Toronto, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s university faculty and academic librarians are disappointed that the 2021 Ontario Budget fails to adequately invest in Ontario’s universities to...
Faculty appalled there’s no money for Laurentian in new government funding for postsecondary education TORONTO, March 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s faculty and academic librarians are appalled and dismayed that none of the $106.4 million in new postsecondary funding announced by the Ontario...
OCUFA: As Laurentian’s funding crisis continues, Ministry of Colleges and Universities refuses to take action
February 23, 2021 10:28 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of a week of advocacy, faculty and students from across Ontario have been meeting with dozens of MPPs to demand the provincial government take...
OCUFA: Erosion of governance and public funding cause of Laurentian University financial crisis
February 02, 2021 13:49 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Sudbury, ON, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) and Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) are concerned to hear that...
Pandemic has caused decline in education quality according to new poll of university students and faculty
November 24, 2020 00:01 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- University students, faculty, and academic librarians are struggling with social isolation, stress, and a lack of institutional support according to the...
Media advisory – Worldviews 2020: The Myth of Meritocracy
September 16, 2020 10:53 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The concept of meritocracy suggests that anyone can ascend the social and economic ladder if they work hard enough, regardless of their social position....
OCUFA: Student, faculty, and staff safety concerns must be prioritized in plans to return to campus Toronto, June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Minister of Colleges and Universities Ross Romano announced a new program that provides a framework for Ontario’s postsecondary institutions to...
OCUFA joins labour coalition challenging constitutionality of Ford government’s violation of workers’ rights Toronto, Jan. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) has voted to join ten unions representing more than 250,000 Ontario workers to launch...