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. Nov. 1, 2017FAUW Celebrates Three Campus Champions and Six Decades of Collegial GovernanceFAUW Appreciation Award winners

    On October 26, FAUW held a 60th anniversary discussion exploring the unique relationship between faculty and the administration at Waterloo, and presented our first Awards of Appreciation to honour members of the University community who have made real differences in the lives of faculty members.

  2. Oct. 23, 2017It's Fair Employment Week

    This week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is running their annual Fair Employment Week campaign to draw attention to the reality of precarious employment at universities and colleges in Canada.

  3. Oct. 19, 2017We Want to See Where You Workshow us your nerd nest

    We're looking for the best (and worst) of all kinds of workspaces, from superbly decorated to stupendously cluttered. 

    All faculty workspaces are eligible. You do not need to be a FAUW member to enter – all faculty of all kinds at Waterloo and affiliated institutions can enter.

    Submit photos online by November 10. 

    Winners will be revealed at the Fall General Meeting, December 6 from 12:00–2:00 p.m. in QNC 2502.

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  1. Dec. 6, 20172017 Fall General Meeting

    The FAUW Fall General Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 6 from 12:00 noon - 2:00pm in QNC 2502. Lunch will be provided.

    Official FAUW members will be emailed an agenda with supporting materials. 

  2. Feb. 7, 20182018 Hagey Lecture: Cathy O'Neil

    Cathy O’Neil is the author of the blog mathbabe.org and the New York Times best-selling Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, which was a semifinalist for the National Book Award.

  3. Apr. 5 to 6, 2018Tenure & Promotion Workshop Series

    FAUW's Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee presents four workshops annually to help tenure-track faculty through key transitions in their academic career.

    Details to come in Winter 2018.

    We're currently working on expanding the series to include material for lecturers.

    Download the 2017 workshop slides, or check out our Fall 2017 new workshop for mid-career faculty (recently tenured/continuing).

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