Webcast of Forum Debate Provides Insights into Rank and Advancement

The debate over rank and advancement within BC's new special purpose teaching universities was the subject of a panel discussion at a recently organized faculty and public forum at Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Surrey campus. The forum was organized by the Kwantlen Faculty Association with support from FPSE as part of the Federation's University Week campaign. The forum panel discussion included presentations from Cindy Oliver, President of FPSE, Liz Hodgson, Past President of the UBC Faculty Association and Michael Piva, Assistant Executive Director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).

The debate, including questions from the audience was recorded by Working TV. Click on the link provided to see the entire webcast of the forum discussion on this major issue.




About FPSE

The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC is the provincial voice for faculty and staff in BC teaching universities, colleges and institutes, and in private sector institutions. FPSE member locals, represented by Presidents' Council and the Executive, represent over 10,000 faculty and staff at 18 public and 12 private sector institutions.