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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 […]
April 1, 2016

Faculty and Students Need Answers

Colleagues, TRU faculty and students need answers to the following questions if we are to move forward in a collegial environment with the administration: 1. Is […]
April 1, 2016

Budgeting crisis?

$3 million cut to frontline education, 2.48% reduction in funding for each faculty and school… With enough administrators to encircle a football field, “We are not […]
April 1, 2016

We Need Dialogue We Can Trust

TRU President, Alan Shaver admits dialogue is needed, but Administration has ignored issues and the recent budget cuts speak for themselves. This just isn’t dialogue. TRU […]
March 15, 2016

TRUFA President’s Report to the Membership – March 2016

TRUFA President’s Report to the Membership Colleagues, Course Evaluations Much of TRUFA’s work over the last couple of weeks has been focused on the impending mandatory […]
March 8, 2016

Further Concerns Regarding Course Evaluations

TRUFA continues to engage TRU administration to ensure that the course evaluations respect the Memorandum of Settlement and adhere to the Senate-approved principles. Are you concerned […]
March 8, 2016

President’s Update Concerning Course Evaluations

The new course evaluations pose a number of serious concerns to TRU faculty. Some of these concerns include lack of appropriate tools, lack of objective supervision, […]
February 24, 2016

Meme Contest Closed

In a meeting earlier today, Faculty Association’s Table Officers decided that the TRUFA Meme Contest should finish early. TRU faculty views about the University had already […]
February 22, 2016

TRUFA Meme Contest

Welcome to the TRUFA Meme Contest! They say that a picture is worth a thousand words and that laughter is the best medicine. We’ve combined both […]
February 17, 2016

TRUFA President’s Report to the Membership – February 2016

TRUFA President’s Report to the Membership Colleagues, Bargaining and Ratification Ratification Vote Results: Eligible Voters – 814 Ballots Cast – 459 (56% of eligible voters) Yes […]
February 15, 2016

Update: Mediator’s Recommendations Ratified

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February 15, 2016

Mediator’s Recommendations Ratified

The TRU Board of Governors have ratified the mediator’s recommendations. The parties will work on incorporating the mediator’s recommendations and creating our new Collective Agreement, which […]