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90th CAUT Council Meeting

Final Agenda

Note: All times are Eastern Time.
  • THURSDAY, April 22, 2021

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

  • 02. Adoption of agenda

  • 03. Adoption of Minutes of Meeting of November 27, 2020

    Draft Minutes of Meeting of November 27, 2020
  • 04. President’s Remarks

  • 05. Report of the Elections and Resolutions Committee

    a) Rules of Order
    b) CAUT By-law Number 1
    c) Primer on the Use of Parliamentary Procedure to Ensure Democratic and Efficient Meetings
    d) Nominations Report
    e) Call for Nominations for Speaker, Deputy Speaker, and Elections and Resolutions Committee
    f) Membership Applications
     
    i) Lecturers’ Union of Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 06. Recommendations for CAUT Awards

    a) Donald C. Savage Award
    b) Equity Award
  • 07. Greetings (13:00)

      David Edwards, General Secretary, Education International (video)
  • 08. Report of the Executive Director on Academic Freedom (13:15)

    a) Censure
     
    i) University of Toronto
    b) Investigations
     
    i) Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC)
    c) Cases & Issues
     
    i) RCMP on Campus (Mount Alison)
    ii) Access to Information (Regina)
    iii) Grabowski (University of Ottawa)
    d) Litigation Report
     
    i) Access Copyright/York University
    ii) Canadian Federation of Students v. Ontario
    iii) University of New Brunswick
         
  • 09. CAUT Policy  (14:15)

    a) Policy Statements and Administrative Policies
     
    i) Outside Speakers and Campus Security Concerns (NEW)
    ii) Academic Staff with Mental Health Disabilities
    iii) Reimbursement of Delegates’ Expenses for Council
    iv) Reimbursement of Expenses for Members of CAUT Committees
    v) Reimbursement of Participants’ Expenses for CAUT Workshops
  • 10. Resolutions from Member Associations (15:30)

  • 16:00 — NOMINATIONS FOR SPEAKER, DEPUTY SPEAKER AND MEMBERS ELECTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL CLOSE

  • 11. Reports

    a) Report on Administration and Finance: Part I
     
    i) Budget 2021–2022 Review (For Information and Discussion Only)
    b) Organizing and Negotiations
    c) Advocacy and Political Action
    d) International Matters
  • 16:30 — RECESS

  • FRIDAY, April 23, 2021

  • 12:30 — CALL TO ORDER

  • ORDER OF THE DAY

  • 12. Reports

    a) 2019-20 Audited Financial Statements (for information)
    b) Financial Report – Nine months ending March 31, 2021
    c) Budget 2021-22 [For Approval — see 11. (a)(i)]
    d) Appointment of Auditor
  • 13. Financial Resolutions

    a) Delegation of authority
    b) Signing authorities
  • 14. Presentation (13:00)

      Dr. Jane McAlevey, A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy
  • 14:00 — CAUT COUNCIL RECESS / CALL TO ORDER — ACADEMIC FREEDOM FUND MEMBERSHIP MEETING (14:00 – 14:15)

  • 14:30 — ORDER OF THE DAY

  • 15. Elections

    a) Report of the PresidentCAUT directors
     
    i) President
    ii) Vice-President
    iii) Co-Chair, Equity Committee
    iv) Chair, Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee
    v) Chair, Contract Academic Staff Committee
    vi) Representative-at-large, Aboriginal
    vii) Representative-at-large, Quebec
    viii) Representative-at-large, Francophone
    ix) Representative-at-large, General (two to be elected)
    b) Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Members of Elections and Resolutions Committee
  • 16. Membership on CAUT Standing Committees

  • 17. Report from the Fédération québécoise des professeures et professeurs d'université (FQPPU)

  • 18. Annual Reports (15:30)

    a) Report of the President
    b) Report of the Executive Director
    c) Standing Committees of Council
     
    i) Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee
    ii) Collective Bargaining & Economic Benefits Committee
    iii) Contract Academic Staff Committee
    iv) Equity Committee
    v) Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee
  • 19. Reports of Working Groups and Committees of the Executive

    a) Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Working Group
    b) Francophones’ Committee
    c) Ad-hoc Working Group on Governance
  • 20. Reports of Affiliated Organizations (16:00)

    a) Report from the Harry Crowe Foundation
    b) Report of the CAUT Defence Fund
    c) Report from the National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT)
  • 21. Report of Executive Committee Meetings

    a) Minutes
     
    i) Meeting of September 9, 2020
    ii) Meeting of October 15, 2020
    iii) Meeting of November 20, 2020
    iv) Meeting of January 22, 2021
    v) Meeting of February 19, 2021
  • 22. President’s Closing Remarks

  • 16:30 — Adjourn