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April 15, 2016

Tom Friedman Rebuts April 13 Jim Harrison Editorial

http://trufa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/editorial-april-15.mp3 Tom Friedman rebuts Jim Harrison’s April 13 editorial in today’s Radio NL programming. Click play to listen. You can hear the original Jim Harrison editorial […]
April 13, 2016

Why Are TRU Faculty Holding a Non-Confidence Vote – Governance 2

The TRU senior administrative track record since February 15th is proof of the leadership’s unwillingness to work collegially in the area of shared governance. Here are […]
April 13, 2016

Response to Jim Harrison Editorial

Re: Jim Harrison’s April 13th editorial on Radio NL Mr. Harrison’s curmudgeonly editorial accuses TRU faculty and the Faculty Association of “whining” and “carping” despite being […]
April 12, 2016

Why Are TRU Faculty Holding a Non-Confidence Vote – Governance 1

The TRU senior administrative track record since February 15th is proof of the leadership’s unwillingness to work collegially in the area of shared governance. Here are […]
April 12, 2016

Non-Confidence Vote Backgrounder

Non-Confidence Vote Backgrounder On February 9th, 95% of the 200 attendees at the General Faculty Meeting voted in favour of holding a vote of Non-Confidence in […]
April 12, 2016

Faculty Initiate Non-Confidence Vote on TRU Senior Administrators

Colleagues, At the February 9th General Faculty Meeting called to present the mediator’s recommendations and initiate a ratification vote, a motion was made from the floor, […]
April 11, 2016

What Are They Hiding?

Colleagues, What are they hiding? Why are they not being transparent? Why is there no oversight of the University’s agreements with private corporations by the TRU […]
April 7, 2016

CAUTION: Privatization Ahead

Colleagues, Why should a public classroom space on TRU campus be used to support a private Chinese educational service? Join the discussion.
April 6, 2016

More Budget-Related Questions

Colleagues, Is it TRU that the faculty portions of academic administrators’ salaries are charged to … departmental budgets? Is it TRU that it would be more […]
April 5, 2016

Lots of Questions Video Background Information

Colleagues, Here is the latest series of questions posed by TRUFA to TRU administration. In order to move forward, engage in the kind of collegial dialogue […]
April 4, 2016

Lots of Questions, Few Answers, No Adequate Responses

Colleagues, Is it TRU that a senior administrative position at the Associate Vice President level was posted internally only, despite the fact that the term is […]
April 4, 2016

Faculty and Students Need Answers Video Background

According to a TRU senior administrator speaking on Radio NL last week, questions posed in a TRUFA video were “all new to admin,” and that “all […]