Media (Dec 2015 – May 2017)

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Christal Côté at CUASA, voice 613-520-5608 or e-mail christal.cote[at]cuasa.ca .

Newspaper and Magazine Coverage

Charlatan – “GSA open letter warns BoG against censure” by Erica Pierre-Pierre (25 May 2017). http://charlatan.ca/2017/06/gsa-open-letter-warns-bog-against-censure/. Print edition: Charlatan 47(1): 2.

Charlatan – “Senate reports gender gap in faculty hiring” by Madison Ranta (25 May 2017). http://charlatan.ca/2017/06/senate-reports-gender-gap-in-faculty-hiring/. Print edition: Charlatan 47(1): 2.

Ottawa Citizen –
“Ours the task eternal: an exit interview with Carleton president Roseann O’Reilly Runte” by Joanne Laucius (31 March 2017). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ours-the-task-eternal-an-exit-interview-with-carleton-president-roseann-oreilly-runte.  Print edition: 1 April 2017, page A8.

CAUT Bulletin – “Governance on the rocks” (13 March 2017). http://www.caut.ca/bulletin/articles/2017/03/governance-on-the-rocks. Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 64(3): 10-15 (featured on front cover).

CAUT Bulletin – “The slippery slope towards corporate-style governance” (13 March 2017). Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 64(3): 4.

Charlatan – “Approval of sexual violence policy spurs reaction” by Emily Haws (17 Jan 2017). http://charlatan.ca/2017/01/approval-of-sexual-violence-policy-spurs-reaction/. Print edition: Charlatan 46(18): 2.

Ottawa Citizen – “
Carleton board of governors passes sexual violence prevention policy” by Joanne Laucius (1 Dec 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-board-of-governors-passes-sexual-violence-prevention-policy. Print edition: 2 December 2016, page A3.

Charlatan – “Carleton gets ‘F’ on Campus Freedom Index” by JaQuan Morris (24 Nov 2016). http://www.charlatan.ca/2016/11/carleton-gets-f-on-campus-freedom-index/.

CAUT Bulletin
– “Do you know who sits on your board?” by Valérie Dufour (12 Sept 2016). http://www.caut.ca/bulletin/articles/2016/09/do-you-know-who-sits-on-your-board. Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 63(7): 4, 14-19 [cover story].

CAUT Bulletin – “In praise of scandal” by James Compton (12 Sept 2016). http://www.caut.ca/bulletin/articles/2016/09/in-praise-of-scandal. Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 63(7): 5.

Charlatan – “Root Gorelick no longer on Carleton’s Board of Governors” by Sam Lehman (28 July 2016). http://www.charlatan.ca/2016/07/root-gorelick-no-longer-on-carletons-board-of-governors/. Print edition: Charlatan 46(3): 2.

Ottawa Citizen –
“Faculty union files grievance after prof rejected from board” by Joanne Laucius (8 July 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/faculty-union-files-grievance-after-prof-rejected-from-board.

Ottawa Citizen – “Professor ‘invalidated’ from Carleton board of governors for refusing code of conduct” by Joanne Laucius (7 July 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/professor-ejected-from-carleton-board-of-governors-for-refusal-to-agree-to-code-of-conduct.

Academic Matters – “Obscuring transparency and silencing dissent: Carleton University’s Board of Governors” (31 May 2016). http://www.academicmatters.ca/2016/05/obscuring-transpar-ency-silencing-dissent/. Print edition: Academic Matters (spring/summer): 10-14 [cover story].

Metro Canada (Ottawa) – “No-confidence vote not binding” by Sara Ericsson (20 April 2016). http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/pageview.aspx?articleid=1205092048&issue=94002016042000000000001001&page=6&previewmode=2.

Ottawa Citizen – “Carleton groups file no-confidence motions against board” by Aidan Cox (19 April 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-groups-file-no-confidence-motions-against-board.

CAUT Bulletin – “Playing by the rules” by Pum van Veldhoven (18 April 2016). https://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?ArticleID=4190. Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 63(4): A5.

CAUT Bulletin – “Academic freedom at risk as shared governance is undermined: Governance issues across the country” (18 April 2016). https://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?ArticleID=4187. Print edition: CAUT Bulletin 63(4): A1, A7.

Our Schools/Our Selves – “Gag orders in Council: Carleton University’s Board of Governors and silencing of dissent” (15 April 2016). https://www.policyalternatives.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/publications/National%20Office/2016/04/osos123_GagOrdersInCouncil.pdf. Print edition: Our Schools/Our Selves 25(3): 35-50.

Charlatan – “Carleton board is silencing student representatives” by Michael Bueckert (6 April 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/04/letter-carletons-board-is-silencing-student-representatives/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(30): 16.

Charlatan – “Carleton BoG votes to remove student unions, raise tuition fees” by Allison Gram (24 March 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/03/carleton-bog-votes-to-remove-student-unions-raise-tuition-fees/. Print edition Charlatan 45(28): 2.

Leveller – “Carleton’s BoG cements gag order in proposed bylaw changes: GSA continues to challenge Carleton and defend muzzled prof ” by the Leveller Staff [including Andy Crosby] (21 March 2016). Leveller 8(6): 5. http://www.leveller.ca/2016/03/carletons-bog-cements-gag-order/.

Ottawa Citizen – “Carleton board rejects recommendation to allow members to speak publicly about issues” by Chris Lowrey (18 March 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-board-rejects-recommendation-to-allow-members-to-speak-publicly-about-issues.

Ottawa Citizen“Carleton University eyed expanding to the Experimental Farm: documents” by Elizabeth Payne (3 March 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-university-eyed-expanding-to-the-experimental-farm-documents.

Charlatan – “Blog ignites discussion of honorary degrees” by Allison Gram (25 February 2016). http://www.charlatan.ca/2016/03/professors-blog-post-ignites-the-discussion-surrounding-honorary-degrees/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(24): 3.

Charlatan – “Wernick should resign from Carleton’s board” by Rana Nazzal Hamadeh (23 February 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/02/opinion-wernick-should-resign-from-carletons-board/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(24): 13.

Charlatan – “BoG is undermining student representation” by Michael Bueckert (9 February 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/02/opinion-bog-is-undermining-student-representation/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(23): 17.

Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ). “Managing defiance on a nonprofit board: a university case” by Dan Ehrenkrantz (3 February 2016). https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/02/03/managing-defiance-on-a-nonprofit-board-a-university-case/.

Charlatan – “BoG amends code of conduct, students protest” by Drew May (28 January 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/01/bog-amends-code-of-conduct-students-protest/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(21): 5.

Charlatan – “Carleton BoG member appointed to Privy Council” by Emily Haws (28 January 2016). http://charlatan.ca/2016/01/carleton-bog-member-appointed-to-privy-council/. Print edition: Charlatan 45(21): 3.

Ottawa Citizen – “Carleton professor retains board seat, vows ‘civil disobedience’ ” by Aeden Helmer (27 January 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-professor-retains-board-seat-vows-civil-disobedience. Print edition: 28 January 2016, page A5.

CNW [Cision News Wire] “Ontario students stand behind Carleton students and faculty challenging Board of Governors ‘gag order’ ” by Canadian Federation of Students (26 January 2016). http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/ontario-students-stand-behind-carleton-students-and-faculty-challenging-board-of-governors-gag-order-566535301.html.

Ottawa Citizen“Top bureaucrat’s past comments on ‘brownshirts’ spur protest” by Mark Kennedy (25 January 2016). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/top-bureaucrats-past-comments-on-brownshirts-spur-protest. Print edition: 26 January 2016, page A6.

Huffington Post – “Michael Wernick, clerk of the Privy Council, urged to apologize for ‘totally unacceptable’ comments” by Zi-Ann Lum (25 January 2016). http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/01/25/michael-wernick-privy-council-trudeau_n_9073094.html.

PressProgress – “Canada’s new Head of the Public Service compared students protesting tuition fees to Nazis” [anon] (24 January 2016). http://linkis.com/www.pressprogress.ca/dNXSV.

Leveller – “It’s time to democratize Carleton” [editorial] (25 Jan 2016). Leveller 8(4): 2. http://www.leveller.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/LVLLR_8.4_WEB.pdf.

Leveller – “Shining light on Carleton’s secretive Board of Governors” by Espoir Manirambona (25 January 2016). Leveller 8(4): 5. http://www.leveller.ca/2016/01/secretive-board-of-governors/.

Leveller – “BoG bogs down professor: Carleton’s Board of Governors updates Statement of General Duties to include social media activity” by Charissa Feres (25 January 2016). Leveller 8(4): 5. http://www.leveller.ca/2016/01/bog-bogs-down-professor/.

Digital Journal – “Canada’s top civil servant called student protesters Brownshirts” by Ken Hanly (25 January 2016). http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/canada-s-top-civil-servant-called-student-protesters-brownshirts/article/45580.

CAUT Bulletin – “Walking through the minefield of academic freedom” (January 2016). https://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?ArticleID=4133. Print edition: 63(1): A1, A8.

CAUT Bulletin – “Governance nightmares” by Robin Vose (January 2016). https://www.cautbulletin.ca/en_article.asp?ArticleID=4135. Print edition 63(1): A3.

la Rotonde – “Bureau des gouverneurs: Désyndicalisation, confidentialité, liberté d’expression: formalité administrative ou outil de musèlement?” [“Board of Governors: Unionization, privacy, freedom of expression: administrative formalities or muzzling tool?”] by Yasmine Mehdi (18 January 2016). http://www.larotonde.ca/bureau-des-gouverneurs-desyndicalisation-confidentialite-liberte-dexpression-formalite-administrative-ou-outil-de-muselement/.

Socialist Worker – “Corporate U goes on the offensive” by John Bell (18 December 2015). Original story at: http://www.socialist.ca/node/2971. Print edition: January 2016, number 579, page 9, at http://www.socialist.ca/sites/default/files/sw579.pdf.

Ottawa Citizen – “Carleton spat with faculty damaging university’s reputation, says governance expert” by Chris Cobb (15 December 2014). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carleton-spat-with-faculty-damaginguniversitys-reputation-says-governance-expert.

Ottawa Citizen – “Prof refuses to sign agreement, Carleton faces censure over secrecy order” by Chris Cobb (14 December 2014). http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/prof-refuses-to-sign-agreement-carleton-faces-censure-over-secrecy-order. Print edition: 15 December 2015, page A4.

Canadian Press – “Carleton professor facing expulsion from board backed by university teachers” by Terry Pedwell (14 December 2014). http://www.citynews.ca/2015/12/14/carleton-professor-facing-expulsion-from-board-backed-by-university-teachers/.

CBC News – “Carleton University student, staff groups demand governance changes: ‘We saw this as an attack,’ says student representative about proposed changes to board of Governors” by Elyse Skura (4 December 2015). http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/carleton-university-governance-board-of-directors-1.3350028.

Ryersonian – “Ryerson prof blasts Carleton’s new policy breaching academic freedom” by Lana Hall (4 December 2015). http://www.ryersonian.ca/ryerson-prof-blasts-carletons-new-policy-breaching-academic-freedom/.

Ottawa Sun – “Carleton U risks international blacklist due to openness concerns” by Dani-Elle Dube (2 December 2015). Original story at: http://www.ottawasun.com/2015/12/01/carleton-u-risks-international-blacklist-due-to-openness-concerns.

Charlatan – “Carleton’s BoG under investigation by Canadian Association of University Teachers” by Sima Shakeri (3 December 2015). Original story at: http://charlatan.ca/2015/12/carletons-bog-under-investigation-by-the-canadian-association-of-university-teachers/. Print edition: 3 December 2015; Volume 45, Issue 17, Page 2.

Junction – “Carleton gag order impacts students, professors” and “Reaction to gag order overwhelmingly negative on Twitter” by Olivia Bowden (1 December 2015). http://cusjc.ca/thejunction/2015/12/01/carleton-gag-order-suffocates-students-professors/.

Ottawa Citizen – “Carleton board of governors a free speech battleground” by Andrew Duffy (30 November 2015). Original story at: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/carletons-board-of-governors-a-free-speechbattleground. Print edition: 1 December 2015, page A4.

Ottawa Citizen – “Canadian university professors ‘condemn’ Carleton University board for gag order” by Chris Cobb (28 November 2015). Original story at: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/canadian-university-professors-condemn-carleton-university-board-for-gag-order. Print edition: 30 November 2015, page A4.

Radio Coverage

CFRA 580 AM, News Talk Radio – “Three groups pass no confidence motions against Carleton’s Board of Governors” by Jen Halsall (18 April 2016). http://www.cfra.com/news/2016/04/18/three-groups-pass-no-confidence-motions-against-carletons-board-of-governors.

CJWW 600 AM – “Campus chill: threats to academic freedom” by Adam Brilz (7 April 2016). http://www.saskatoonhomepage.ca/news/local-news/73224-campus-chill-threats-to-academic-freedom.

CFRA 580 AM, News Talk Radio – “Carleton board of governors representative fights for academic freedoms” by Alison Sandor (14 December 2015). http://www.cfra.com/news/2015/12/14/carleton-board-of-governors-representative-fights-for-academic-freedoms.

CKCU 93.1 FM – “Carleton BoG Gags Committee (and not in a fun way)” interview by Joseph Hutt (8 December 2015). http://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/425/24877.html. Interview at 12:00 – 26:00, plus more on BoG gags at 37:20 – 43:20.

CFRA 580 AM, News Talk Radio – “Blogging the Carleton Board of Governors” interview by Mark Sutcliffe (1 December 2015).

Other

Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms – “Campus Freedom Index for Carleton University (2016)” http://campusfreedomindex.ca/campus/carleton-university/.

Alex Usher’s One Thought Blog
– “Carleton’s Loyalty Oath” by Alex Usher (24 August 2016). http://higheredstrategy.com/carletons-loyalty-oath/.

Carleton University Academic Staff Association (CUASA) – “Faculty, staff, students at Carleton University vote ‘no confidence’ in the Board of Governors” (18 April 2016). https://mailoutinteractive.com/Industry/lists/mailout/790016/page/4328814.

Carleton University Academic Staff Association (CUASA) – “CUASA unanimously passes motion of non-confidence in the Carleton University Board of Governors and senior administration” (11 April 2016). http://blog.cuasa.ca/cuasa-unanimously-passes-potion-of-non-confidence-in-board-of-governors-and-senior-administration/.

Graduate Student Association (GSA) of Carleton University – “GSA Council unanimously passes motion of non-confidence in the Carleton University Board of Governors and senior administration” (8 April 2016). http://gsacarleton.ca/2016/04/gsa-council-motion-non-confidence-carleton-bog/.

Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) – Letter to Reza Moridi, Minister of Training Colleges and Universities (4 April 2016). Copy of letter here.

Graduate Student Association of Carleton University – “Carleton Board of Governors refuses to announce decision about Dr. Gorelick; ‘clarifies’ gag order” (27 January 2016). http://gsacarleton.ca/2016/01/carleton-board-of-governors-refuses-to-announce-decision-about-dr-gorelick-clarifies-gag-order/.

Canadian Association of University Teachers – “CAUT supports Carleton U prof’s refusal to sign away his academic freedom” (14 December 2015). http://www.caut.ca/news/2015/12/14/caut-supports-carleton-u-prof-s-refusal-to-sign-away-his-academic-freedom.

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