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Wilfrid Laurier University Vice President: Academic & Provost
August 1, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Perspectives on Academic Freedom Conference 2012


Matters of academic freedom are important to the credibility of universities and the research they support. It is also important that we establish new and innovative partnerships to serve society.

To enable international experts to analyze and comment, President Max Blouw of Wilfrid Laurier University and President Feridun Hamdullahpur of the University of Waterloo co-hosted with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada a public conference in September, 2012 to address academic freedom in the context of partnership agreements. Speakers included governance experts, representatives of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and the broader academic community.

Location: the Waterloo Inn, 475 King Street North, Waterloo

Date: Thursday September 6th, 2012, 8:00am - 2:00pm