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Announcement

This announcement, written by Susan MacKay, originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. Please note there will be a Regular Meeting of the StFXAUT on Monday, September 19th at 5:00pm in the Schwartz Auditorium. Light refreshments, vegetarian and gluten-free options, and coffee/tea will be served at 4:30pm. On behalf of the StFXAUT […]

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Negotiations Update – September 2016

This article, written by Mary Oxner, originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The Third Collective Agreement between the Board of Governors of St. Francis Xavier University and the StFXAUT expired as of June 30, 2016. Prior to its expiration, the StFXAUT provided notice of the intent to engage in collective bargaining […]

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Getting to Know You: Colleen Cameron

This article, based on a interview with Colleen Cameron conducted by Philip Girvan, appears in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The Fall academic session marks Colleen Cameron’s last as full-time teaching faculty with the Coady International Institute (she retired from the School of Nursing last year). However, her history with Coady precedes her teaching career: “My […]

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President’s Message

Originally published in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The beginning of any academic term is, for most, an exciting time of year as we welcome new students and new StFXAUT members, introduce new instructional strategies and elements into our courses and labs, and continue the journey of developing students’ skills in communication, critical […]

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Committee Reports

ANSUT (Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers) by Bruce Sparks As the AUT’s representative to the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT) I attended the three regular meetings held during the academic year 2015-2016. Unlike last year (the year of Bill 100) there were no obviously dramatic issues. Meetings continued to be very useful forums […]

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Announcements

Please note the members of the 2016-2017 Collective Agreement Committees and Constitution Committees on the members-0nly sections of the StFXAUT website. To log in, enter your “Username”, which is your first and last name not your email username:  “First Last”. If you have forgotten your password, click “Lost Password” and a reset link will then […]

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Dear StFXAUT, We Need to Talk About Service…

Written by Rachel Hurst and Charlene Weaving, this article appears in the Spring 2016 issue of The Beacon Recently, the topic of service has come up for discussion in the StFXAUT; the last issue of The Beacon included the article “The Value of Service,” by Mathias Nilges and the recent Contract & Benefits survey assured […]

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Negotiations Update

Prepared by Brad Long and appearing in Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon What follows are some general points of information for our members as we head into the upcoming round of collective bargaining to conclude our Fourth Collective Agreement. I am extremely pleased to announce that the Negotiations Team for the StFXAUT will consist […]

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2016 StFXAUT Book Prize Award

The StFXAUT offers a book prize consisting of a cash award of $200 and a book, selected by the StFXAUT Book Prize Committee, awarded annually at Spring Convocation to two graduating students of high academic standing who demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice advocacy and community development. This year’s winners are Nathan Chiarlitti and Mariah Richard. Please visit this […]

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CAUT’S New Activist Workshop

Written by Susan MacKay, this article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 Edition of The Beacon. On Thursday, November 26, I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural New Activist Workshop, hosted by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) in Ottawa. Before I reflect on what I learned during the workshop, let me […]

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