- Nominations for AUNBT executive need to be in to the AUNBT office, in writing, by noon
- Electronic voting for Fredericton BoG faculty reps ends today at 4pm
Members may want to read member Jennifer Andrew’s guest column, “Making Trouble at UNB,” in the current newsletter for the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (PDF pp. 17ff).
Members are reminded of the Special Joint Meeting of Senates scheduled for Thursday April 17 at 12 noon. UNB Senate meetings are open to all unless they move into closed session, which would normally require a motion. According to the University Secretariat,
The purpose of the meeting is for members of the University Management Committee to provide Senates with updates and clarification on UNB’s overall direction, Operating activities and Finances. During the meeting, the Annual Report of the Vice-President (Finance and Corporate Services) will also be presented and discussed.
The meeting will be video-conferenced between the Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre in Fredericton and Irving Hall 107 in Saint John.
So far we have received
three four five six seven statements from candidates for the BoG.
Earlier today the following message was sent out to FT members:
Dear AUNBT members,
The following piece was published in the Telegraph-Journal today under the title “Faculty concerned with UNB governance,” though it does not appear to be available on the website. You can find it, however, in the eEdition (click on the button on the top right of the main page; it’s on A7). Or, read it here:
Saturday’s editorial, “Faculty Dissent at UNB,” gets it wrong in practically every way. (more…)