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.
- June 12, 2017
In February, the Faculty Association’s Status of Women and Equity Committee hosted Margaret Price, an award-winning scholar of disability, to present findings from an international study examining the experiences of disabled faculty members and best practices for accommodation processes at universities.
We published a blog post about the event and how things work at Waterloo, Know Your Rights: Disability Accommodations for Waterloo Faculty.
- May 17, 2017
The Faculty Association’s Lecturers Committee is looking for new members. The committee is active, but knows that its continuing vitality depends on the fresh contributions and enthusiasm that come with new members.
The Lecturers Committee assists the Faculty Association board of directors by providing input on matters pertaining to all aspects of the working conditions of lecturers, and by communicating issues raised by lecturers to the Board.
- Apr. 24, 2017
The Faculty Association’s Status of Women & Equity Committee (SWEC) is looking for new members. The committee is strong and active, but knows that its continuing vitality depends on the new ideas and enthusiasm that come with new members.
- June 28, 2017
Lori Campbell, director of the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre will talk about the importance of territorial acknowledgement, faculty research opportunities, and about an Indigenous Studies class that she will be offering soon.
Preview: Read Lori's guest post on the FAUW blog.
- Sep. 6, 2017
Stay tuned for details on this orientation for new faculty, coordinated with Human Resources and the Centre for Teaching Excellence.