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. July 6, 2017Under construction: Faculty guidebook coming soon!

    We've learned a lot from six decades of advising—and being—faculty members at Waterloo. We'll soon be sharing a lot of that insight with you on our website, and we'll need to move some things around to make room.

    If something isn't where you expected it to be, try doing a site-specific search by clicking the "this site" button when you open the search box.

  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. Sep. 22, 2017New 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 22, 2017, at the University Club.

  2. Sep. 29, 2017Making the Most of Your Mid-career Yearssmooth sailing

    This half-day workshop will explore the unique opportunities and challenges of being an Associate Professor or Continuing Lecturer—and help you plan for the next steps in your career.

  3. Oct. 26, 2017FAUW's 60th Anniversary Party60 years of FAUW

    Waterloo is different, and so are we.

    Stay tuned for details about "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.

All upcoming events