Welcome to your Faculty Association

FAUW is an independent advocate for faculty at the University of Waterloo. As the official representative of faculty members, we:

  • negotiate compensation and terms of employment,
  • help develop university policies,
  • advocate for collective rights and academic freedom,
  • support individual members, and
  • foster collegiality across the campus community.
  1. Oct. 19, 2017We Want to See Where You Workshow us your nerd nest

    We're looking for the best (and worst) of all kinds of workspaces, from superbly decorated to stupendously cluttered. 

    All faculty workspaces are eligible. You do not need to be a FAUW member to enter – all faculty of all kinds at Waterloo and affiliated institutions can enter.

    Submit photos online by November 10. 

    Winners will be revealed at the Fall General Meeting, December 6 from 12:00–2:00 p.m. in QNC 2502.

  2. Aug. 30, 2017Sally Gunz's final president's report on the FAUW blog

    My goal coming into this position was to ensure that I left it with a strong organizational structure, sound staffing, a talented successor, and a strong board and, while any achievements are hardly my doing alone, I can say that as a group we have met all these expectations. FAUW is in very good hands. 

    Read the full post, which highlights some new events FAUW is introducing this year.

  3. Aug. 18, 2017FAUW president presents at Bill 148 (Fair Workplaces) hearings

    Faculty association representatives from more than ten Ontario universities recently presented at hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, including FAUW's president, Sally Gunz. 

    "The use of exploitive hiring exists across universities. Highly qualified instructors have no employment security, comparatively low pay, and in many cases no pension or benefits."

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  1. Oct. 26, 2017FAUW's 60th Anniversary Celebration60 years of FAUW

    Waterloo is different, and so are we.

    "FAUW and the Waterloo Way – 60 Years of Collegial Governance," a panel discussion about why FAUW is what it is today, and where we’ve been along the way.

  2. Nov. 14, 2017Fall 2017 Council of Representatives Meeting

    The Council of Representatives provides two-way communication between the FAUW Board of Directors and each academic unit at Waterloo.

  3. Dec. 6, 20172017 Fall General Meeting

    The FAUW Fall General Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 6 from 12:00 noon - 2:00pm in QNC 2502. Lunch will be provided.

    Official FAUW members will be emailed an agenda with supporting materials. 

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