Departing experience

By Becky van Bussel

What do you say to somebody who has devoted 30 years to the U of C? How about “good-bye”?Dr. James S. Frideres came to the University of Calgary in 1973 as a Sociology professor, teaching in the first interdisciplinary course on campus focusing on the development of the Canadian North. After a joint appointment between… Continue reading Departing experience

Faculty begrudges deal

By Natalie Sit

Professors have a new collective agreement with the university. The arbitrated agreement gives faculty a 3.5 per cent increase in the first year and a 3.75 per cent increase in the last year of the two year agreement. The Board of Governors originally proposed an increase of 3.25 per cent, followed by 3.5 in the… Continue reading Faculty begrudges deal

Age attrition in U of C faculty

By Natalie Sit

Professors retiring at the U of C could cause some changes within the institution. Currently, the University of Calgary has 334 faculty aged 45-50 and 292 faculty aged 55-60. And according to Dr. John Baker, President of the University of Calgary Faculty Association, most faculty like to retire between the ages of 60-65. Data from… Continue reading Age attrition in U of C faculty

TUCFA honours faculty

By Вen Li

The University of Calgary Faculty Association honoured three distinguished members of the community on Tue., Dec. 3. U of C Professor of Geomatics Engineering Elizabeth Cannon was recognized with the Community Service Award for her efforts in making science careers accessible to female scholars, while Allan Markin and Jackie Flanagan jointly received the Recognition Award… Continue reading TUCFA honours faculty