Collective Autonomy: A History of the Council of Ontario Universities
On the other hand, various internal stakeholder groups with vested interests in universities (e.g., Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance, Ontario Council of Academic Vice-Presidents, Council of Ontario Universities
, and Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations) can collectively exert some counter pressure by taking proactive actions to influence provincial laws and regulations and to preserve institutional autonomy and academic freedom.
Some academic leaders, including the Council of Ontario Universities
, called the program's cancellation a very dire threat to the knowledge-based economic future of Ontario, if the money were to stop.
The Council of Ontario Universities
(COU) and its member institutions participated in the 2002 University Applicant Survey to gain a better understanding of prospective university students.
For reasons described in detail elsewhere, (7) the universities in Ontario have a better developed tradition of acting in concert, through the Council of Ontario Universities (COU), than universities in most other North American jurisdictions.
79-82, 129-37, 165-83; and Ekos Research Associates Inc., Ontario Universities: Perceptions of Tuition and Funding (submitted to Council of Ontario Universities, October 2005), pp.
This report presents the results of the latest in a series of triennial surveys conducted by the Council of Ontario Universities
(COU) (Ontario, Canada) in order to monitor the existing university space inventory and changes in space requirements as determined by the COU Building Blocks space formula.
In August 2001, applicants to Ontario, Canada, universities received a survey from the Council of Ontario Universities
to better understand the socioeconomic status and representation of members of recognized designated groups (Aboriginal Peoples of Canada, members of visible minority groups, people with disabilities, and women) in the university applicant pool.
Papers in this volume are the first working papers produced by the Council of Ontario Universities
. Issue 1, "The Role and State of Ontario Graduate Education" by Dennis Forcese, advocates the reinforcement of graduate education in Ontario institutions to maintain the overall quality of the institutions and to secure the future.