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91st CAUT Council Meeting

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Preliminary Agenda

Note:

All times are Eastern Time.

THURSDAY, November 25, 2021

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

02. Adoption of agenda

—    91st CAUT Council Meeting

03. Adoption of Minutes of Meeting of April 22-23, 2021

Draft Minutes of Meeting of April 22-23, 2021

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

06. Recommendations for CAUT Awards

a)

Sarah Shorten Award

b)

Librarians’ and Archivists’ Distinguished Service Award

07. Business Arising from the 90th Council Meeting (13:00)

a)

Presentation: The Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act and Post-Secondary Institutions

 
  • Simon Archer, Partner, Goldblatt Partners LLP
  • Dr. Virginia Torrie, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

CAUT COUNCIL RECESS / CALL TO ORDER — ACADEMIC FREEDOM FUND MEMBERSHIP MEETING (14:00)

BREAK (14:15)

08. Report of the Executive Director on Academic Freedom (14:30)

a)

Censure

 

 

i)

University of Toronto   

b)

Investigations

   
 

i)

Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC)

c)

Case and Issues

   
 

i)

United States: Legislative restrictions on the teaching of critical race theory

d)

Litigation Report

   
 

i)

Access Copyright v. York University

ii)

Canadian Federation of Students v. Ontario

iii)

CAUT Arbitration Service

 

A.

University of New Brunswick

 

B.

Brock University

 

C.

Mount Allison University

 

D.

University of Toronto

 

E.

British Columbia Institute of Technology

09. CAUT Policy Statements and Model Clauses (15:30)

a)

Policy Statements

 

 

i)

Guidelines for Decision-making within the Academic Staff Association during CB Period

RECESS (16:30)

FRIDAY, November 26, 2021

10. Resolutions from Member Associations (12:30)

11. Membership on Standing Committees

a)

Casual vacancies

12. Report on Administration and Finances

a)

Financial Statements

 

 

i)

Financial Report (year ending June 30, 2021)

ii)

Auditor’s Report

 

A. Report of the Audit Committee

iii)

Financial Report 1st Quarter (ending September 30, 2021)

b)

Financial Resolutions

   
 

i)

Signing Authorities

   

13. Report from the Fédération québécoise des professeures et professeurs d’université (FQPPU)

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

BREAK (14:00)

15. Reports (14:15)

i)

Political Action and Communications

 

i)

Government relations

ii)

Education

iii)

Fair Employment Week 2021

ii)

Legal Services and Labour Relations

 

i)

Collective Bargaining Report

ii)

Bargaining Advisories

iii)

Campus Re-Openings

iii)

International Matters

 

i)

Afghanistan – CAUT Refugee Foundation

ii)

UNESCO – World Higher Education Conference

16. Report 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

17. Reports of Working Groups and Committees of the Executive

a)

Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Working Group

b)

Clinical Faculty Committee

c)

College and Institute Academic Staff Committee

d)

Francophones’ Committee

e)

Ad Hoc Working Group on Governance

18. Reports of Affiliated Organizations

a)

Report from the Harry Crowe Foundation

b)

Report of the CAUT Defence Fund

c)

Report of the J.H. Steward Reid Memorial Fellowship Trust

d)

Report from the National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT)

19. Report of the Executive Committee Meetings

a)

Minutes

 

i)

Meeting of March 12, 2021

ii)

Meeting of April 16, 2021

iii)

Meeting of June 14, 2021

iv)

Meeting of September 10, 2021

Adjournment (16:30)