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Mount Allison legal fees revealed through right to information process

(April 30, 2015-Sackville, NB.) Recent right to information (RTI) requests made by the Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations (FNBFA) have revealed Mount Allison University spending on legal fees in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 fiscal years. The University reports that it paid $31,878 to lawyers in 2012-2013. Payments to lawyers in 2013-2014 totalled $455,585. “While… Read more »

March 2015 Executive Newsletter

In this edition…. President’s Message Sabbatical Replacements at Mount Allison, 2010-16 Grievance Report Zero Tuition Campaign Newsletter March 2015

MAFA makes annual holiday season donations

The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2014 donations to local charities. “Every year the Mount Allison Faculty Association makes donations to local charities, as a way of supporting the good work being done in and around Sackville,” says MAFA President Loralea Michaelis. This year MAFA is donating over $4000 to local charities…. Read more »

MAFA passes resolution of support for university divestment from fossil fuels

Sackville, NB – At its recent Fall General Meeting members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) voted unanimously in favour of a motion in support of DivestMTA, a group of Mount Allison students pressuring the Mount Allison Board of Regents to divest from its investments in fossil fuel companies. “Fossil fuel industries including oil… Read more »

November 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. President’s Message Report on Atlantic Canada Faculty Association Meetings Rebuilding your Defence Fund Grievance Report MAFA Representative’s Report on CAUT Librarians’ Conference Joint Liaison Report Newsletter November 2014 (PDF)

Arbitration decision issued

Sackville, NB – Arbitrator Kevin Burkett has just issued his decision to settle the two collective agreements between the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) and Mount Allison University. The decision provides for an increase in full-time faculty and librarian salaries of 1.75%, 2.0%, and 2.25% effective July 1, 2013, 2014, and 2015, respectively. The stipend… Read more »

“Universities are not Walmarts,” National President tells Faculty Association Crowd

As part of Fair Employment Week (October 27–31), the President of the Canadian Association of University Professors (CAUT) told members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) that it’s time for everyone to join the fight to preserve a public, rigorous and fair university system. “We are increasingly aware of the inequities in the Canadian… Read more »

September 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter … President’s Message Grievance Report MAFA Representative’s Report on CAUT Francophone’s Conference MAFA Says Goodbye to Chief Negotiator Helen Pridmore MAFA 2014-15 Executive MAFA letter of concern on Social Sciences decanal Reappointment Newsletter September 2014

April 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this issue: President’s Message Outstanding Student Volunteer Awarded George J. De Benedetti Award Report from the CAUT Aboriginal Staff Forum MAFA Membership Takes a Stand at Recent Annual General Meeting Report on the CAUT Equity and Diversity Forum Report from the CAUT Workshop for Senior Grievance Officers A Note on the Retiring Members’ Party… Read more »