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 2, 2019Awards season: FAUW celebrates people doing good work at UWaterloo

    Every year, FAUW celebrates people doing important work across campus through our FAUW Appreciation Award and the Equity Committee's Equity & Inclusivity Award.

  2. Apr. 10, 20192019 Board election results
    News flash: election results

    The 2019 FAUW Board elections are now complete.

    Dina Dawoud (Statistics & Actuarial Science) and Patrick Lam (Electrical and Computer Engineering) will join the Board this July as at-large directors, along with Narveen Jandu (School of Public Health and Health Systems) in the Applied Health Sciences seat.

    Shannon Dea (Philosophy) and Johanna Wandel (Geography and Environmental Management) were re-elected as at-large directors, and Brent Matheson (Math/Business and Accounting) will continue on in the lecturers position.

  3. Apr. 1, 2019Call for new Equity Committee members
    Equity Committee

    The Faculty Association’s Equity Committee is looking for new members. The committee is strong and active. New members bring forward fresh ideas and enthusiasm that help maintain the momentum of the committee.

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  1. July 24, 2019New Faculty Welcome Social

    The FAUW Board invites new faculty members to join us at Molly Bloom's at 2:30 p.m. on July 24 for a pint or a pop, and free snacks. We’ll also be dispensing free advice, should you want it. Bring any questions you have about how things work at Waterloo, or just come to meet your colleagues and enjoy some pub food.

    RSVPs to laura.mcdonald@uwaterloo.ca are appreciated, but don't let a lack of RSVP prevent you from coming!

  2. July 25, 2019Indigenization Reading Circle
    Summer 2019 Indigenization reading circle June 27 and July 25, 10:30–11:45, HH235

    Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. Your area of expertise doesn’t matter because there are no prerequisites! Together we will work at hearing Indigenous voices and contemplate what respect for Indigenous ways of knowing and being means for universities. 

    All members of the UW community are welcome.

  3. Aug. 13, 2019New Faculty Welcome Social
    Got questions? We've got answers. Get them at our new faculty drop-in social August 13 at the Grad House.

    The FAUW Board invites new faculty members to join us at the Grad House between 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. on August 13 for a pint or a pop, and free nachos. We’ll also be dispensing free advice, should you want it. Bring any questions you have about how things work at Waterloo, or just come to meet your colleagues and enjoy some snacks.

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