Category: English Matters

Professional Issues

Save Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Petition

Hello all, The ACCUTE office has been alerted to a potential threat to Wilfrid Laurier University Press, a press with which several of our members have published, and which has worked with ACCUTE’s “Celebration of Research” at the last two conferences–WLUP is part of the larger ACCUTE community. […]

ASPP – Open Access Consultation

As some of you will have seen from our twitter feed or elsewhere,* the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program is currently developing an Open Access policy.  They have asked for input from the wider scholarly community.  There are many and differing opinions on the subject, especially regarding mandatory open access policies.  The possibilities offered […]

Why We Speak Out

From the President’s Column, ACCUTE Summer 2014 Newsletter: Ours is essentially a corporatizing age, and I was struck by an “Inside Higher Education” newsfeed item in April telling of a study that had found that tenured and tenure-track (TT) postsecondary professors in North America contribute on average 61 […]

Of Insubordination and Academic Freedom

By Ann Martin, ACCUTE campus representative, University of Saskatchewan The day after Robert Buckingham, the now former Executive Director of the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan, was stripped of his title and tenure, and escorted off the campus by security, my cousin—Managing Director of the Canadian […]