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. Dec. 7, 2017Office Contest Winners Revealedan example office contest prize: the

    The winners of the 2017 FAUW Office Contest were revealed at the Fall General Meeting on December 6. Winners received a nameplate for their office, plus a FAUW mug and pin.

    Scroll through the images below to see the offices of our eight winners. Click on a photo to open the gallery and see the full images—and the winners' reasons for entering their offices in the contest.

    Thanks to everyone who participated!

  2. Nov. 27, 2017Indigenization Strategy Steering Committee to host roundtable discussions

    Due to the high response to the call for members for the Indigenization Strategy working groups, the steering committee is inviting all members of the University community to participate via roundtable discussions in December.

  3. Nov. 22, 2017Equity and Inclusivity Award Call for Nominations

    The Faculty Association’s Status of Women and Equity Committee (SWEC) is seeking nominations for its annual Equity and Inclusivity Award. The award celebrates members and/or affiliates of the University of Waterloo community whose actions have made a demonstrable impact on equity, inclusivity, and/or diversity at the University.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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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