ACCUO Bulletin March 2019
The preliminary program is now available. Please visit the FCO Website for regular updates: http://www.ombudsmanforum.ca/en/?page_id=5134
Don’t miss this opportunity to network with colleagues from all levels of government, education, banking, private corporations, health care and a variety of other organizations. The conference will include two and half days of concurrent learning sessions, keynote presentations, plenary sessions, the Welcome Reception and...
ACCUO Jan 2019 Bulletin
Carolyn Brendon, Eastern Representive of ACCUO, sent a letter to Ontario’s Premier Ford and Minster Fullerton. The letter requests the ancillary fees that support campus ombuds’ offices be deemed a mandatory fee rather than an opt-out part of the fee structure. Read the full letter...
Join us in Toronto for the 2019 FCO/ACCUO Biennial Conference! We are pleased to announce that 2019 FCO-ACCUO Biennial Conference will held April 15-17, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The OMBUDSMAN Building Trust Promoting Fair Resolution Practices conference will include two and half...
ACCUO Bulletin November 2018 ENfinal
Ryerson is recruiting an Ombudsman. check this link for information
ACCUO Bulletin September 2018 English
The Ontario Ombudsman in his last two reports, publicly supports the establishment of ombudsmans in post secondary institutions. Have a look at the extract from his 2016-17 and his 2017-18 reports here: OOreportpage50 OOreportpage47.
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ACCUO-Sexual Harassment in Canadian higher education institutions-Australian journal (Semi-Final) V3
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/in-my-opinion/defense-late-papers/ (March 21, 2018) https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/provincial-university-ombuds-promote-accountability-campus/ (March 14, 2018)
Provincial and university ombuds promote accountability on campus
AOUCC Bulletin Mars 2018 Final
The FCO in collaboration with the Centre universitaire de formation continue de l’Université de Sherbrooke is once again offering a training session for Ombusmans from May 28th to June 1st, 2018. Information can be found at this link: https://www.usherbrooke.ca/cufc/pour-votre-perfectionnement/offre-detail/offre-detail/2584/ombudsmans-notio
An interesting article by Paul Axelrod on the evolution of the concepts of academic freedom and freedom of speech: https://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/academic-freedom-can-history-guide/
45 Years of Cal Caucus Honoring Our Past to Engage with Our Future The 2018 California Caucus of College and University Ombuds will be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds on November 4-7, 2018*. We are presently soliciting session proposals. We are looking forward to developing a rich program for...
Special Bulletin no. 1 February 6th,2018 ACCUO ENOHE Conference Special Bulletin.1 2018
The First Announcement details are now available. Let us know if you have any questions.
In 2017, ACCUO Executive sponsored a study to start documenting the impact of our work. Report on Ombuds Impact
A competition is underway at the Vancouver Community College for the Office of the Ombudsperson.: VancouverCommunityCollege (003)
Find some interesting information on the significant increase of accommodation dates for “emerging“ types of disabilities in this article in La Presse.http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/education/201711/28/01-5145080-le-nombre-detudiants-a-besoins-particuliers-explose-sur-les-campus.php
SAVEtheDATE Please see the ‘save-the-date’ for the joint ENOHE-ACCUO conference June 6-8, 2018 in Edinburgh. Information about call for papers will be posted soon to www.enohe.net
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin on sex assault cases: “No one has the right to a particular verdict”
Job Opportunity – see offer here – AlgonquinCollege
Michael Wilson, Chancellor at U of T and Santa Ono have written a co-ed article about their own experiences in mental illness and have included recommendations for educational institution. Read it in the Opinion section of the October 5th 2017 Globe and Mail or use...
http://nytimes.com/2017/09/13/opinion/berkeley-dean-erwin-chemerinsky.html A Q&A with Berkeley’s law school dean about protest, violence and censorship.
The Forum of Canadian Ombudsman (FCO) is offering a one day, systemic investigations course for small office, in French at the Université de Sherbrooke at their Longueuil campus. http://www.ombudsmanforum.ca/fr/?p=3761
The Forum of Canadian Ombudsman (FCO) is awarding a research grant in the amount of $10,000 to: 1) support an Ombuds-focused research project that will contribute to higher levels of effectiveness in the implementation of the Ombuds/man/person role in the Canadian context; or 2) conduct...
The Ombudsperson’s role in promoting mental wellness on campus Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12 noon to 1pm EST Joining instructions will be sent on Listserve soon!
Ombudsperson position – see the offer here – SFUombuds
Pierrick Rouat, Law student from McGill University, wins the $1000.00 prize offered by our Association to an undergraduate student from a University for the quality of his text Justice for Those who can Afford it or Justice for All, he impressed us with his thoughtful and...
Daphne Shaed, a Sociology student from Camosun College, wins the $1000.00 prize offered by our Association to a college student for her essay Unity Does Not Mean Uniformity. Her authenticity touched us deeply and the quality of her writing was impressive. (On the picture) Carter McDonald,...