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. Feb. 22, 2017New President's Report on the Blog

    An update from Sally Gunz, FAUW President, has been posted on the blog. It covers, among other things, upcoming FAUW elections, the fall term break pilot, the status of policy reviews, and the Hagey Lecture.

  2. Feb. 17, 20172016 Tax Slips Now Available

    2016 T4/T4A slips and Faculty Association Fees letters are now available online, if you have opted-in to view your year-end slip(s) through myHRinfo. Employees who have not done so will have their slip(s) mailed to the address on file with Human Resources.

    To access your FAUW tax slip:

  3. Feb. 1, 2017Condolences to those affected by Quebec mosque shooting

    ان أعضاء الهيئة التدريسية في جامعة واترلو (FAUW) تود ان تعبر عن حبها و تعاطفها مع كل الذين تضرروا بأحداث ال&#15

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  1. Mar. 9, 2017Conversation Cafes for New Faculty

    Whether this is your first university appointment, or you've been at this for decades, starting at a new place can be hard. Come learn the ins and outs of working at Waterloo, living in Waterloo Region, what FAUW does, and whatever else you want to know, at our New Faculty Conversation Cafes.

  2. Mar. 22, 20172017 Hagey Lecture: Memory and the Aging Brain

    Over the past half-century, many myths about the aging brain have been shattered. Researchers have moved away from viewing the brain as an organ of passive deterioration and are realizing that it is capable of remarkable adaptation. Renowned neuroscientist Carol Barnes (University of Arizona) will discuss how memory and the brain change during normal aging, and some of the current thinking about how to optimize brain and mental functions throughout life.

    Get your tickets here.

  3. Apr. 4, 2017Tenure & Promotion Workshop: Faculty Applying for Promotion to Full Professor

    The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo, Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee presents four workshops annually to help faculty through key transitions in their academic career.  

    These workshops are designed to provide critical information on how to succeed and to ensure you know where and how to get your questions answered. The aim is also to provide clarity on expectations of your peers and of university policy during this process.

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