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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 […]
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 […]