U of O Watch mission, in the words of Foucault...

"One knows … that the university and in a general way, all teaching systems, which appear simply to disseminate knowledge, are made to maintain a certain social class in power; and to exclude the instruments of power of another social class. … It seems to me that the real political task in a society such as ours is to criticise the workings of institutions, which appear to be both neutral and independent; to criticise and attack them in such a manner that the political violence which has always exercised itself obscurely through them will be unmasked, so that one can fight against them." -- Foucault, debating Chomsky, 1971.

U of O Watch mission, in the words of Socrates...

"An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all." -- Socrates

video of president allan rock at work

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Rock admin erodes democracy, again -- Senator reports

University of Ottawa university senate member Joseph Hickey reports how the Allan Rock administration is attempting to thwart democracy at Senate, again, in an apparent effort to manipulate the selection committee for the next VP-Resources:

See senator's report HERE.

For some reason VP-Resources Victor Simon is stepping down.

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