Monthly Archives: May 2014

University of Saskatchewan

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Hi all: Just a quick update on the University of Saskatchewan situation: as you likely know, UofS quickly reversed itself regarding the decision to fire Professor Robert Buckingham. The fallout has been serious enough that, last night, Provost Brett Fairbairn resigned just prior to an emergency board meeting. However, clearly, the board still doesn’t quite   …Continue Reading


Decanal Review & Robert Buckingham

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Hi everyone – Three items have come up in the last two days that are time-sensitive, so just a quick note to address these items before we get into the long weekend. First, the review for Vlad Spicanovic that Christine Bovis-Cnossen announced yesterday: it’s important that you give your positives and negatives as part of   …Continue Reading


Administrative Review of the President – Survey Results

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OCADFA conducts yearly reviews of the administration on a three year rotation basis. Year one is the president, year two is the vice president academic, and year three are each of the three deans of the faculties of art, of design, and of liberal arts and sciences. In each of these years, the OCADFA membership   …Continue Reading


Professional Development Funds Receipts due at the end of month (May, 2014)

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Tenured, Tenure-Track and Continuing Faculty are eligible each year to submit receipts for Professional Development Fund compensation. Eligible expenses are: Equipment and/or materials related to professional/scholarly practice;  travel to a professionally related conference or seminar;  books, magazines, computer software, scholarly journals, and technical materials or publications; or Professional memberships and course fees. The deadline for receipts is May   …Continue Reading


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