Past events

Event date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

UTFA Executive Committee and Council members were in attendance at the enormous rally in support of striking Ontario college faculty on October 25, 2017.

Event date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Demystifying Open Access event was hosted to introduce the U of T community to Open Access (OA), connect the community to OA experts on and off campus, and to foster a discussion at the event extending beyond the evening. 

Event date: Friday, May 5, 2017

Presentations from UTFA's annual workshop to assist faculty members in the Teaching Stream in preparing for promotion consideration.

Event date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Richard Freishtat discussed the space where educational research, discipline based education research, advances in understanding how pedagogy can happen best and how learning happens best, converge with student experience and expectations. The lecture explored the growing tension between the advances in teaching and learning, how these do not fall in line with student experience and expectation, and how Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs) essentially punish faculty for advancing and innovating teaching, even in very evidence-based ways.

Event date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

"From Pilot Project to System Solution" – Dr. Danielle Martin, Vice President, Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions, Women's College Hospital, addresses the UTFA 2016 AGM. Recorded Wed. April 20, 2016 at Koffler House, University of Toronto.

Event date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Launch of Seeing Through the Cloud: National Jurisdiction and Location of Data, Servers, and Networks Still Matter in a Digitally Interconnected World, by Heidi Bohaker, Lisa Austin, Andrew Clement and Stephanie Perrin. Speakers included: Lisa Austin Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto Heidi Bohaker Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto Andrew Clement Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Event date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

"Town & Gown: Is the University OF Toronto, or just IN it?" – David Miller, Former Mayor of Toronto and President and CEO, WWF–Canada, addresses the UTFA 2015 AGM. Recorded Wed. April 22, 2015 at Koffler House, University of Toronto.

Event date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Prof. Christopher Newfield, Professor of Literature & American Studies, UCSB and author, "Unmaking the Public University" addressed UTFA membership on Tue. Nov. 11, 2014 at the Bahen Centre, University of Toronto.

Event date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

"Political and Corporate Direction of Research in North American Universities" – Professors Sheila Slaughter and Neil Guppy address the UTFA 2014 AGM. Recorded Wed. April 23, 2014 at Koffler House, University of Toronto.