Author Archives: David Douglas

#7 Update May 21, 2012 – The Politics of Civil Disobedience – Bill 78

After 14 weeks of student unrest, boycotts, demonstrations and strikes, it is reasonable for citizens of Quebec to wish for the conflict to come to a just and fair resolution. To arrive at closure, you need to demonstrate good faith …

Update #6 May 11, 2012 – The Wrong Deal

At some point, you just feel like a kid in the back seat of your parent’s car, enduring a seemingly endless journey to somewhere. You have no control over anything, and are left asking the inevitable question to those in …

Welcome to Dr. Alan Shepard, Concordia’s New President

On behalf of CUPFA faculty members, I wish to extend our warmest welcome to Dr. Alan Shepard, our new President and Vice-Chancellor.  The appointment of Dr. Shepard, the former Provost of Ryerson University, begins a new era at Concordia. Since …

Announcement of New Executive Members

NEW VICE PRESIDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT The CUPFA Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Vice President Professional Development. Lorraine Oades (Studio Arts, IMCA). In addition to numerous committees at the Departmental level representing PT faculty, Lorraine Oades …

Memo on Course Applications

To All CUPFA Members Members are reminded that May 1 – 15 is the time to apply for Fall and Winter courses! Remember when you apply: You must fill out a hard copy of the application form and submit it …