We are asking member associations for assistance in identifying potential members for CAUT’s standing committees of Council. We welcome names of CAUT individual affiliated or associate members you feel would be interested and who would bring expertise to the work of these committees.
Candidates should include a completed copy of the Standing Committee Nomination Form.
The deadline for nominations for members of CAUT Standing Committees is February 1, 2024.
We welcome recommendations of members of marginalized groups. These groups include but are not limited to: Aboriginal peoples; women; racialized academic staff; academic staff with disabilities; and lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans, queer and two-spirited academic staff.
Committee Vacancies (April 2024)
Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee [Vacancies: 3]
Members of the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee should have had considerable involvement in and knowledge about academic freedom. They must be sympathetic to and have had experience in the defence of academic freedom and tenure, and they should be willing and available to dedicate considerable time to the work of the Committee between meetings, including promotion of academic freedom, drafting of documents, and other related activities.
Collective Bargaining and Organizing Committee [Vacancies: 2]
Members of the Collective Bargaining and Organizing Committee should have demonstrated experience in collective bargaining and organizing. They should be able to commit time between meetings to the work of the Committee, including drafting of model clauses, development of policy statements, and other related activities.
Equity Committee [Vacancies: 2] (one member representing women academic staff; one member representing LGBTQ2S)
The Equity Committee is composed of two members of the following groups: Aboriginal academic staff; academic staff with disabilities; lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans, queer, and two-spirited academic staff; racialized academic staff; and women academic staff. Members of the Equity Committee should have considerable experience in and a commitment to the advancement of equity. Members should be willing and available to dedicate significant time between meetings to the work of the Committee, including drafting and editing policy documents, preparing advice for the Executive and Council, and other related activities.
Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee [Vacancies: 4]
Members of the Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee should have considerable experience and knowledge of the professional interests and academic concerns of librarians and archivists at Canadian post-secondary institutions. They should be aware of policy matters pertaining to academic rights and working conditions of academic librarians and archivists. Members should be willing and available to dedicate significant time between meetings to the work of the Committee, including conference planning, drafting or editing documents, responding to enquiries, and other related activities.