Welcome to your Faculty Association

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) works to ensure academic freedom, equity, and collegial governance for faculty members at Waterloo. We negotiate and protect your working conditions, and are here to help when you need it.

  1. Oct. 17, 2019Call for nominations for FAUW president
    Call for nominations. FAUW president. Due November 13.

    The Faculty Association invites nominations for the role of president for the term July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022. Nominations are due November 13.

    About the Faculty Association

    FAUW is the official representative of faculty members at the University of Waterloo. We negotiate compensation, terms of employment, and University policies. We advocate for collective rights and provide support to individual members. The principles of academic freedom, collegial governance, and equity are at the core of the Faculty Association's operations.

  2. Sep. 4, 2019Fall 2019 FAUW Events

    FAUW is launching a new slate of lunch & learns and faculty meetups this year, in addition to our regular workshops, reading circles, and general meetings.

    Coming up first are a meetup for faculty interested in climate justice, our annual new faculty dinner, a lunch & learn on campus tech, and the September edition of our Indigenization reading circle.

  3. Aug. 7, 2019Vacation and FPER MoA Changes

    As announced on our blog last month, in the Daily Bulletin today, two sets of minor amendments to the Memorandum of Agreement between the Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) and the University of Waterloo took effect on July 17:

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  1. Oct. 21, 2019President's office hours
     drop-in problem solving and more

    Bring your questions and ideas to FAUW President Bryan Tolson and the FAUW staff Mondays at 2:30 in MC 4001.

  2. Oct. 23, 2019Lunch & Learn: Leaves for Faculty Members
    Types of leaves for faculty and how to take them

    Learn about the various leaves available to UW faculty. We'll cover the length, eligibility, and procedure for a range of leaves, plus some of the related challenges.

  3. Oct. 23, 2019Job search workshop for partners of faculty members

    Sue Fraser, employee career advisor at the University's Centre for Career Action, is available to help partners of faculty members in their job search, through individual appointments and workshops.

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