Jennifer McCormick, R.Psych., Counsellor/Assistant Professor April 9, 2021 The pandemic has shone a light on the many ways our personal life intersects with our professional life. For one, my cat is a frequent visitor to meetings and sessions with students. He makes an appearance… Continue Reading “Pulled in Different Directions: Being a Parent and Faculty Member During the Pandemic”
Academics in Alberta are confronted with a “budget blitzing government intent on linking funding with courses that produce instantly employable graduates.” No, not 2021, but 1993. Faced with massive cuts to their sector and their institution, how did Mount Royal faculty respond? By Kirk… Continue Reading “The Klein Cuts and the MRFA: A (Mostly) Oral History”
Employees working off campus are advised to remain in Alberta. Employment at Mount Royal is conditional on Alberta residency. There are many implications to working out of the province, including Workers’ Compensation Board coverage, Sun Life benefits, healthcare issues across jurisdictions and compliance with… Continue Reading “guidelines for Faculty working remotely outside of Alberta”
The MRFA’s Ongoing Efforts Regarding Pay Equity at MRU The Mount Royal Faculty Association continues to represent Members’ interests and is working to ensure the appropriate steps are taken to address pay equity at MRU. A. The Association believes that both parties must act… Continue Reading “Pay Equity at MRU”
March 5 – 11:00 – 11:50am. Faculty are invited to learn about academic freedom and governance from the perspective of collective bargaining and the stakes for faculty in the current political climate.