Laurentian University – Faculty of Arts

Terms of Reference

1)    Examine allegations within the Faculty of Arts of Laurentian University of:

  • Improper procedural practices and restrictions on academic freedom;
  • Disregard of collegial decision-making;
  • Irregular hiring procedures;
  • Inappropriate interference in workload assignments;
  • Restrictions on faculty access to the departmental office;
  • Failure to maintain appropriate faculty complement;
  • Failure to provide particulars in disciplinary investigations;
  • Breach of privacy;
  • Improper changes to grades; and
  • Interference in teaching methods and styles.

2)    Consider other issues that may arise in the course of its investigation;

3)    Make appropriate recommendations.

Committee Members

  • Dr. Sheila Embleton, FRSC, Distinguished Research Professor of Linguistics, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University
  • Professor Eric Tucker, Osgoode Hall Law School; Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University