Tag Archives: david turpin

“Whatsoever things are true”? GFC votes to allow continuing use of possibly discriminatory USRIs

At its meeting Monday afternoon the University of Alberta’s General Faculties Council (GFC) voted to endorse a set of recommendations from the Committee on the Learning Environment (CLE) that allows the University’s Universal Student Ratings of Instruction (USRIs) to continue … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Student evaluations of teaching, ualberta general faculties council | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Open Letter from Professor Garry Watson (English & Film Studies) on the Centre for Writers (To be discussed at the General Faculties Council meeting of 30 May 2016)

Dear Colleagues, Many thanks to those of you who were able to attend Arts Faculty Council on Wednesday afternoon. As you know, the motion was passed to advise the Provost to delay by one year the decision to move the … Continue reading

Posted in ualberta centre for writers, university of alberta | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Efficiency of What? (Post by Kathleen Lowrey, Anthropology)

Professor Lowrey’s post is in part a response to the “Discussion Paper” circulated by University of Alberta President David Turpin to the university community in late October. The “Discussion Paper” may be found here. Just as some kind of holiday … Continue reading

Posted in Executive Compensation, professors compensation, University of Alberta Compensation Negotiations 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On “Society” — and Today’s Announcement that the Next President of the University of Alberta is Dr. David Turpin

Today the University of Alberta community learned that the University’s next President will be Dr. David Turpin, former President of the University of Victoria (2000–2013). A detailed biographical statement for Dr. Turpin is here.  In his speech this morning at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment