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 UWaterloo. We negotiate and protect your working conditions, and are here to help when you need it.

  1. Feb. 13, 2018Statement of Support for the Family of Colten Boushie and the Indigenous Community

    FAUW extends our sympathy to the family of Colten Boushie, to his fellow Red Pheasant First Nation community members, and to the broader Indigenous community at this difficult time. We are grateful to live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral (Attawandaron), Anishnaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We value and respect our Indigenous members, colleagues, students, and neighbours. We have a lot of work to do to act on that value and respect, and we are committed to doing it.

  2. Feb. 7, 2018Call for Nominations: FAUW Board of DirectorsJoin the team

    The Faculty Association invites nominations for directors of the board—one member elected by and from the members of each of the six Faculties of the University—for the term July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.

  3. Feb. 2, 20182018-2021 Salary Settlement Reached

    The FAUW Board is pleased to announce that salary negotiations with the University of Waterloo have come to a successful conclusion and the negotiating teams have signed a three-year agreement effective May 1, 2018.

    The agreement includes, among other things, a scale increase of 2.0% in 2018 and 2.15% in 2019 and 2020, and an across-the-board salary adjustment of $850 per member.

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  1. Mar. 2, 2018Navigating University Governance for Faculty Members

    FAUW's first workshop on university governance is a great opportunity for FAUW volunteers and members to better understand how we make change happen on campus, and how we protect members’ rights.

  2. Mar. 12, 2018President's Luncheon on Academic Freedom

    Academic freedom is a foundational principle of the modern university. On March 12, University President Feridun Hamdullahpur and the Faculty Association are hosting a campus dialogue to explore what academic freedom looks like at Waterloo.

    Join President Hamdullahpur, FAUW President Bryan Tolson, University Secretary Karen Jack, and FAUW Vice President Shannon Dea as they consider the differences between freedom of expression and academic freedom, relevant University of Waterloo policies, and the implications for faculty teaching, research and service.

  3. Mar. 22, 2018Soup Lunch at the Aboriginal Education CentreStudents, staff, and faculty gathered at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock

    FAUW will be serving soup lunch at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre again this year. Contact Laura McDonald if you'd like to volunteer.

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