This bulletin was sent to APUO members on March 3, 2017. To see the bulletin in full click here.
|This message was sent to APUO members on Januay 19, 2017. To see the original message click here.|
The University of Ottawa has proposed across the board cuts, including extensive cuts to the library. In response the APUO will be conducting an analysis of university’s finances and inviting the employer to a debate on the 2017-2018 budget on the following question:
“Is the proposed budget consistent with the University of Ottawa’s academic mandate?”
Where: DMS 12102, 55 Laurier, University of Ottawa
When: Wednesday January 25, 12 noon-12:50pm
A light lunch will be served, please RSVP to help us to plan accordingly.
Please come prepared with questions for either side. We have invited each side to present their views on the proposed budget. A question period will follow the opening arguments and rebuttals on each side.
|This message was sent to APUO members on January 11, 2017. To see the original message click here.|
The APUO Financial Bulletin April 2016 is available here.
On January 21, 2016 the members of the School of Political Studies adopted a resolution opposing the budgetary measures being proposed by the central administration.
On February 2, 2016 the APUO Executive Committee wrote an open letter to the Board of Governors concerning the proposed budget cuts in faculties and services. The letter is available here.
Having received no response to the letters dated June 30 and July 16, APUO President Jennifer Dekker wrote again to the members of Board of Governors’ Executive Committee on November 27 2015. The letter is available here.
The APUO President wrote to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities on September 25 2015 concerning compensation being paid to two members of senior administration of the University of Ottawa. Full details are available here.
Dear APUO members,
Further to the open letter to members of the Board of Governors’ Executive Committee dated June 30 2015 signed jointly by the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO), the Association of Part-time Professors of the University of Ottawa (APTPUO), the Support Staff University of Ottawa (SSUO), and the Canadian Union of Public Employee local 2626 (CUPE2626), we herewith present the response by Allan Rock, President and Vice-Chancellor, addressed to Kathryn Butler Malette, Chair, Board of Governors’ Executive Committee, dated July 13 2015. This response is available [here].
In response to this communication, APUO has in turn raised several concerns in a second communication to the Office of the Vice-President, Governance, which you can read [here].
The APUO will continue to inform you about further developments.
The APUO Executive Committee