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89th CAUT Council Meeting

Revised Agenda

This section contains the full Council agenda with hyperlinks to associated meeting materials.

Note: Documentation and reports will be added to this page as they are finalized.
  • FRIDAY, November 27

  • 01. Call to order and Announcements by Speaker (12:30)

  • 02. Adoption of agenda

  • 03. Adoption of Minutes of Meeting of June 26, 2020

  • 04. President’s Remarks

  • 05. Report of the Elections and Resolutions Committee

    a) Rules of Order
    b) CAUT By-law Number 1
    i) By-law Amendment
    c) Primer on the Use of Parliamentary Procedure to Ensure Democratic and Efficient Meetings
    d) Casual Vacancy, Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee
  • 06. Recommendations for CAUT Awards

    a) Lee Lorch Award
    b) Sarah Shorten Award
    c) Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award
  • 07. Business Arising from the 87th and 88th Council Meetings

    a) Executive Director’s Report on CAUT and the CAUT Defence Fund

  • 08. CAUT Policy Statements and Model Clauses (14:30)

    a) Policy Statements
    i) NEW PS on Academic Administrative Searches
    ii) PS on Criteria and Procedures in Renewal Tenure and Promotion Decisions
    iii) PS on Renewal of Academic Staff
    iv) PS on Academic Staff with Mental Health Disabilities
    b) Model Clauses
    i) MC on Openness and Transparency
  • 09. Report of the Executive Director on Academic Freedom (15:00)

    a) Investigations
    i) Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC)
    ii) Pyne (Thompson Rivers)
    b) Cases
    i) Academic Freedom in Teaching
    ii) Hudlicky (Brock)
    c) Censure
    i) University of Toronto
    d) Litigation Report
    i) Access Copyright/York University
    ii) Canadian Federation of Students v. Ontario
    iii) University of New Brunswick
    iv) Laurentian University
    v) Arbitration Decisions
      A. CAUT Legal Update
  • 10. Resolutions from Member Associations (15:30)

  • 11. Report on Administration and Finances

    a) Financial Statements
    i) Financial Report (year ending June 30, 2020)
    ii) Auditor’s Report (year ending June 30, 2020)
      A. Report of the Audit Committee
    iii) Financial Report 1st Quarter (ending September 30, 2020)
    b) Financial Resolutions
    i) Delegation of authority
  • 12. Report from the Fédération québécoise des professeures et professeurs d'université (FQPPU)

  • 13. Report from the Fédération nationale des enseignantes et des enseignants du Québec (FNEEQ-CSN)

  • 14. Reports

    a) Collective Bargaining
    b) Education
    c) Occupational Health & Safety
    d) International matters
    e) Advocacy and Political Action
  • 15. Reports of Standing Committees

    a) Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee
    b) Collective Bargaining & Economic Benefits Committee
    c) Contract Academic Staff Committee
    d) Equity Committee
    e) Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee
  • 16. Reports of Working Groups and Committees of the Executive

    a) Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Working Group
    b) Clinical Faculty Committee
    c) Francophones’ Committee
    d) College and Institute Academic Staff Committee
    e) Ad-hoc Working Group on Governance
  • 17. Reports of Affiliated Organizations

    a) Report from the Harry Crowe Foundation
    b) Report of the CAUT Defence Fund
    c) Report of the J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship Trust
    d) Report from the National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT)
  • 18. Report of Executive Committee Meetings

    a) Minutes
    i) Meeting of September 13-14, 2019
    ii) Meeting of November 26-27, 2019
    iii) Meeting of February 7-8, 2020
    iv) Meeting of April 21 & April 24, 2020
    v) Meeting of May 25, 2020
    vi) Meeting of June 19, 2020
    vii) Meeting of July 13, 2020
  • 16:30 — Adjournment