Category: Welcome

In Recognition of May Day

At its meeting today, May 1, the MRFA Executive Board passed a motion to formally recognize and celebrate this May Day. We hope to be back together in the fall to celebrate the Canadian Labour Day.

Committee Nominations

Nominations are still open for MRFA Committee positions. Most positions are open to all Regular Members, while some must be filled by contract or tenured members. Requirements, processes and deadlines are noted on the nomination form.

Faculty Profiles – Advocating for PSE

Faculty are encouraged to fill out a profile to help support the efforts of your Advocacy Committee. The form will take 5-10 minutes to complete, and your profile will be used to promote the work being done by faculty and the value of PSE… Continue Reading “Faculty Profiles – Advocating for PSE”

Exploration in the intersession: thoughts from a shackled geographer…

by Lynn Moorman At this time of year, those inevitable questions from well-meaning friends and family arise. “What will you do on your time off?” “What do you do when your classes end?” Teaching students is the most visible of our responsibilities in the… Continue Reading “Exploration in the intersession: thoughts from a shackled geographer…”

Making the Most of the Academic Summer:  A Coach’s View

Professor Leslie Kern is an associate professor and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Mount Allison University.  She is also an academic coach whose practice aims to help academics “reconnect to the meaning in their work, pursue balance, and find some joy along… Continue Reading “Making the Most of the Academic Summer:  A Coach’s View”