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. July 13, 2018FAUW Honours Stewart Forrest with 2018 Appreciation AwardLeft: Bryan Tolson with Stewart Forrest and his award. Right: Cake with yellow and purple stars and the words

    The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) presented its 2018 Appreciation Award to Stewart Forrest from Plant Operations at a reception last month.

  2. Apr. 30, 2018FAUW Equity and Lecturers committees seeking new membersCall for members: Equity Committee, Lecturers Committee

    We are looking for new members for our Lecturers Committee and Equity Committee (formerly the Status of Women & Equity Committee).

    We know that the continuing vitality of these groups depends on the fresh contributions and enthusiasm that come with new members. Note that service to FAUW counts as service to the University for your annual performance review.

  3. Apr. 25, 2018Meet FAUW’s Equity CommitteeEquity Committee

    On April 6, 2018, our members voted to change the name of the Status of Women and Equity Committee to “Equity Committee.”

    The Equity Committee is concerned with equity issues, in line with the protected grounds of the Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The committee engages in educational and advocacy activities as appropriate and liaises with other related committees of the University, OCUFA, and CAUT.

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  1. Aug. 22, 2018New Faculty Nachos: August EditionNew faculty nachos

    The FAUW Board invites any new faculty members who've started this summer to join us for a pint or a pop and free Irish nachos at Molly Bloom's in University Plaza 2:30 pm on Wednesday, August 22. We’ll also be dispensing free advice, should you want it.

    Not-so-new faculty members are also welcome: Come and meet your colleagues!

  2. Sep. 5, 2018New Faculty Orientation

    All new faculty who have arrived since September 1, 2017, are invited to attend this year’s New Faculty Welcome Event taking place on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Federation Hall.

    This annual orientation event features a series of sessions designed to help you acclimatize to Waterloo and to introduce you to various campus resources.


    8:15 – 8: 45 am Registration and coffee 

  3. Sep. 21, 2018New Faculty & Family Welcome Dinner

    The University of Waterloo and the Faculty Association are pleased to host a New Faculty & Family Welcome Dinner on Friday, September 21, 2017, at the University Club.

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