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Prix Nicole Raymond Award

Moira McLaughlin receives Prix Nicole Raymond Award at the FNBFA Board Meeting in Moncton, Dec. 7/13:

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NO BOARD

Minister Carr hands down a “no board” report By now members may have received our recent notice informing them that we just heard that Minister of Post-Secondary, Training and Labour Jody Carr has decided not to appoint a conciliation board. This is excellent news. AUNBT, along with our sister unions and our provincial umbrella organization […]

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Meet Your MLA

Meet Your MLA Lobby Day Photograph tweeted by PSE Minister Jody Carr after a meeting yesterday with representatives from New Brunswick faculty associations, part of FNBFA’s third annual Meet Your MLA  lobby day events. We had a good discussion with the minister about conciliation boards, financial transparency, CAE issues, and multi-year funding. Today FNBFA president Jean […]

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University autonomy serves public interest

The following commentary was published on Nov. 7, 2013, in the Telegraph-Journal: University autonomy serves public interest Accountability” has become another buzzword, the meaning of which is sometimes difficult to pin down. Unfortunately the editorial in this newspaper on Nov.1 did little to clarify the issue. On Oct. 30 the provincial government offered guaranteed funding […]

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AUNBT Circulars

AUNBT Circulars Here is the first of a series of informational circulars, “Answers to questions academics are often asked.” It’s based on a draft document circulated by FNBFA that was designed to offer talking points for those occasions when academics need to explain aspects of how the profession is organized, beginning with the ever-popular “What […]

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