Article 1 : definitions
ACADEMIC SESSION: The Fall session (September to December), the Winter session (January to April), and the Spring-Summer session (May to August).
ACADEMIC YEAR: For the purposes of this agreement, the period from September 1 to August 31.
AGREEMENT: This Collective Agreement between the APTPUO and the Employer (University of Ottawa).
APTPUO: The Association of Part-Time Professors of the University of Ottawa, and any person(s) duly authorized to act on its behalf.
BARGAINING UNIT: The unit as defined in 2.1 of this Agreement.
BOARD: The Board of Governors of the University of Ottawa as provided for in the University of Ottawa Act, 1965.
CHAIRPERSON: The Chairperson of a Department or her/his designate or where there is no department a person designated by the dean.
DEAN: Dean or her/his designate.
DEPARTMENT AND ACADEMIC UNIT: 1. A department as duly constituted by the Senate and the Board; 2. any school or faculty which does not have departments; 3. the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute; 4. any additional departments or similar units as may be duly constituted by the University.
EMPLOYEE: Part-time academic staff appointed to perform bargaining unit work.
EMPLOYER: The Board of Governors of the University of Ottawa as defined by the University of Ottawa Act, 1965, and any person(s) duly authorized to act on its behalf.
FULL-TIME: Full-time or pro rata full-time, being not less than 50% of a full workload.
MEMBER: A member of the bargaining unit.
PARTIES: The Association and the Employer, as defined in this Article.
PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF REPRESENTATIVE: A member of the part-time academic staff who is elected to be a representative for the part-time academic staff at any level of the University governance.
PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF: a) REGULAR PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF: Individuals who are not registered as full-time graduate students at the University of Ottawa and who perform bargaining unit work. b) STUDENT PART-TIME ACADEMIC STAFF: Individuals who are registered as full-time graduate students at the University of Ottawa and who perform bargaining unit work.
SECTION HEAD: A person designated by the Dean, having responsibility for a section in a faculty without departments.
VISITING PROFESSOR: A recognized scholar or artist whose presence enhances the breadth or quality of the university's scholarly or teaching activities and who either holds a full-time continuing appointment or has established a career outside of the University of Ottawa or is retired from a professorial or comparable position.