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. Jan. 23, 2020Call for nominations: FAUW Board of Directors
    You're smart. Help us make things better.

    The Faculty Association invites nominations for the following seats on its Board of Directors:

  2. Nov. 14, 2019Dan Brown acclaimed as FAUW president

    The FAUW elections committee solicited nominations for FAUW president from October 17 to November 13, 2019. The committee received only one nomination during this period, so FAUW is pleased to announce that Dan Brown will be the next FAUW president, starting July 1, 2020. Congratulations Dan!

    If you have questions about the election process, please contact a member of the Elections Committee.

  3. Oct. 17, 2019Call for nominations for FAUW president
    Call for nominations. FAUW president. Due November 13.

    The Faculty Association invites nominations for the role of president for the term July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022. Nominations are due November 13.

    About the Faculty Association

    FAUW is the official representative of faculty members at the University of Waterloo. We negotiate compensation, terms of employment, and University policies. We advocate for collective rights and provide support to individual members. The principles of academic freedom, collegial governance, and equity are at the core of the Faculty Association's operations.

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  1. Jan. 28, 2020Lunch & Learn: Definite-term contracts

    This session for faculty members currently on a definite-term contract is presented by the Academic Freedom & Tenure Committee, which helps members navigate all kinds of workplace issues. It will help you to:

    • interpret your current contract and what you're entitled to as a definite term faculty member,
    • prepare to negotiate your next contract, and
    • understand the pathway to continuing status.

    There is still space in this workshop, but we cannot order additional lunches.

  2. Jan. 31, 2020New Faculty Luncheon & CTE Teaching Day

    On January 31, the Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) is hosting its winter term New Faculty Teaching Day on Friday, January 31. This day is intended for those new faculty members who arrived after (or missed) the August Teaching Orientation Days and features three of the four core CTE workshops for new faculty.

  3. Feb. 5, 2020Winter 2020 Council of Representatives Meeting

    The Council of Representatives provides two-way communication between the FAUW Board of Directors and each academic unit at Waterloo.

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