Rankings and Bargaining

Dear Colleagues,  Maclean’s Rankings of Canadian Universities came out yesterday and Trent’s administration was quick to share: “Trent University Ontario’s #1 Undergraduate University 12 Years Running”.  Now we might quibble and say that Trent actually slipped a spot down to fourth overall in Canada, but we don’t begrudge the celebration. After all, Trent’s accomplishments are largely a … Read More

Upcoming Events

Dear Colleagues,  Please note the following events that may be of interest to TUFA members:  1. Provost and Deans’ BBQ – September 7th Interested members who have not already done so should register promptly for the Provost and Deans’ BBQ on September 7th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. We checked with the Provost this morning and the event will … Read More

Welcome to TUFA

Dear New Members,A very warm welcome to Trent and to the Trent University Faculty Association! The TUFA team is very much looking forward to meeting you. We will have our first opportunity to greet most of you in-person on August 31st at the Deans’ New Faculty Orientation. Marcus Harvey, TUFA’s executive director, and I will … Read More

TUFA Update and Solidarity with Laurentian

Colleagues, Please note the following updates and Solidarity request from our Provincial affiliate, OCUFA. 1. Solidarity with our colleagues at Laurentian. With the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) process at Laurentian University drawing to a close, OCUFA has teamed up with the Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) and Laurentian University Staff Union (LUSU) to issue a joint media release calling for … Read More