CAUT has appointed Victoria Smallman to the newly-created position of Organizer.
Ms. Smallman is a former chair of the Canadian Federation of Students (Ontario) and has served terms both as president of the Canadian Union of Educational Workers (Local 6, representing teaching assistants and part-time instructors at McMaster University) and on the national executive board of the CUEW.
She has worked for the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations and the New Democratic Party of Canada.
She is near completion of a PhD in English from McMaster University, has a M.A. from University College, Dublin in Anglo-Irish Literature, and a B.A. from St. Francis Xavier University. Ms. Smallman is currently a program officer with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation and will take up her position at CAUT in January 2000.