In my opinion
Part two of John Osborne’s response to Tim Pettipiece’s article on sessionals.
The dean of Carleton University’s faculty of arts and social sciences department responds to Tim Pettipiece’s article on sessionals.
A shift in the way academics are hired has created a long, lost generation.
The move towards corporate governance threatens creative thinking at the time we need it most.
If you want to reach all your students, read this.
If you think your research is worthy of attention, are you doing all you can to make sure it has the best opportunity to make a difference?
Reforms probably won’t be as sweeping as the coalition conservative government would like.
Grad-student parents need better institutional support.
The referee system needs to be changed, and the solution is simple.
The city-university link is critical to the restructuring of higher education institutions.
How the ‘audit culture’ is ruining the academy and harming society in the process.
Publish in Nature or perish.
A former coach pleads for Canadian universities to retain their much better model of inter-collegiate sport.
Athletics connect universities with their communities and fosters healthier, better educated citizens.
“This enrolment boom is now over. We knew this would happen.”
Their grades are mediocre, so it’s tough to promote themselves to employers and grad schools.
Time is up for varsity sports.
An excerpt from Making Policy in Turbulent Times: Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education.
Be prepared to take some flak.
It’s difficult to say with any certainty what’s happening on campuses in terms of sexual assault.