Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo (FAUW) works to ensure academic freedom, fairness, and collegial governance for 1,300 faculty members at Waterloo. We do this by negotiating our working conditions, advocating for member rights, and connecting with faculty members across campus and the country. Join us in our efforts to make Waterloo a better place to work and learn.

  1. Nov. 3, 2022Education sector solidarity

    The Ontario government introduced legislation this week (Bill 28) that will force a contract on CUPE’s 55,000 education workers in the Ontario School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) and prevent a legal strike that was to start Friday. These workers earn $39,000 per year on average, and 51 per cent of them work another job to make ends meet. They are calling on the Ford government to hire more education workers to support all students, and to increase their wages, as they are the lowest-paid employees in the sector.

  2. Oct. 27, 2022Nominations open for FAUW President, Hagey Lectures Committee, and more

    Nominations are now open for the role of FAUW President, for the term July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025. The FAUW president leads and oversees the association's operations as well as representing the association at the University and in the broader community. Learn more about the role of the FAUW President and the upcoming election. Nominations are due at noon on November 18, and voting will run from November 22 through December 5.

  3. July 13, 2022What’s happening with policy 76/77 revisions

    As most of you know, FAUW has been attempting for a number of years to negotiate revisions to the University's policies on Faculty Appointments (Policy 76) and Tenure and Promotion of Faculty Members (Policy 7

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