Change: Budget debate UOttawa 2017-18

 

NOTICE: 2017-2018 BUDGET DEBATE

Dear members,

Please note that the University of Ottawa has not responded to our invitation to send a delegate to our budget debate on January 25th, 2017.

Therefore, we have modified the format of the event to be a presentation of the APUO’s perspective on the 2017-2018 budget followed by a question and discussion period.

While we regret that the employer has declined the opportunity to engage in this dialogue with us, we hope that you will attend and bring your questions, so that we may hear your concerns and suggestions and bring them to the attention of the employer in other forums.

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.
This message was sent to APUO members on Januay 19, 2017. To see the original message click here.

Budget debate UOttawa 2017-18

2017-2018 BUDGET DEBATE

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.

 

Rally to stop the library cuts!

 


To all APUO members,

The University of Ottawa is planning to cut almost $2 million from the library budget. This is a serious concern for students, faculty and the University of Ottawa community.

Members from seven campus based unions representing students, faculty and staff will be protesting the cuts and calling on the administration to reverse this decision.

Please find enclosed a printable version of the “Save the library” poster.

What: Rally to stop the library cuts!
When: Wednesday, November 30, noon
Where: Student square, in front of the Morisset Library – followed by a march to Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa.

Please find enclosed an open letter from APUO to University of Ottawa President Jacques Frémont demanding that the cuts be reversed.

This message was sent to APUO members on November 24, 2016. To see the original message click here.

Open letter to members of Board of Governors’ Executive Committee dated June 30 2015 concerning VP Research 2014 annual compensation increase

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.

Sincerely,

The APUO Executive Committee