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Response to CUPE 3903

Response to CUPE 3903

The following is a communication that has been issued to CUPE 3903 on Feb 7, 2024: Full letter available here February 7, 2024 Stephanie Latella, CUPE 3903 Chairperson Room 143, Atkinson Building93 the Pond Road, York University4700 Keele StreetToronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Via email: cupe3903chairperson@gmail.com Dear Stephanie, Thank you for replying to our January 29 […]

Response from the Provost regarding academic freedom and freedom of expression

Response from the Provost regarding academic freedom and freedom of expression

The following message was shared with members of the York community on November 23, 2023: Dear community members,  The University has received the statement of November 13, 2023, signed by faculty members, professors’ emeriti, and graduate students, to express concerns specifically regarding academic freedom, free speech, and freedom of expression. Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns – know […]

Academic Accommodation for Students’ Religious Observances | Mesures d’adaptation académiques pour les observances religieuses de la population étudiante

Academic Accommodation for Students’ Religious Observances | Mesures d’adaptation académiques pour les observances religieuses de la population étudiante

Dear Colleagues,  We are sharing the Senate Policy on Academic Accommodation for Students' Religious Observances (Policy, Guidelines and Procedures) which can be found at the York Secretariat Policies website.    The University is committed to respecting the religious beliefs and practices of all members of the community and making reasonable and appropriate accommodations for observances […]

Announcement of term extension and appointment of new vice-provost academic

Announcement of term extension and appointment of new vice-provost academic

Vice-Provost Academic Lyndon Martin has agreed to extend his term in this role until Dec. 31, 2023, at which point he will take up appointment as senior advisor on strategic academic program initiatives for a period of 18 months, until June 30, 2025. Dr. Marcia Annisette will step into the role of vice-provost academic on Jan. 1, 2024. 

York launches new Internationalization and Global Engagement Strategy

York launches new Internationalization and Global Engagement Strategy

York University is embarking on a new era of internationalization with the launch of Engaging the World: York University’s Internationalization and Global Engagement Strategy, 2022-2027. The strategy reflects a commitment to Advancing Global Engagement, one of the six priorities for action identified under the University Academic Plan, and expands York’s position as an agent of positive change on global […]