Events - March 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM EDT

You will learn about best practices used at other institutions - primarily the teaching dossier - for you to use or adapt in relation to the criteria identified by your Department Chair or School Director.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 (all day)

This full-day workshop led by Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Collective Bargaining Officer Andrea Harrington will help participants learn how to effectively write good university policies.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT
Students, staff, and faculty gathered at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre for soup and bannock

FAUW will be serving soup lunch at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre again this year. Contact Laura McDonald if you'd like to volunteer.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Got questions? We have answers.

Whether this is your first university appointment, or you've been at this for decades, starting at a new place can be hard.

Come learn the ins and outs of working at Waterloo, living in Waterloo Region, what FAUW does, and whatever else you want to know, at our New Faculty Conversation Cafe.

Monday, March 12, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Academic freedom is a foundational principle of the modern university. On March 12, University President Feridun Hamdullahpur and the Faculty Association are hosting a campus dialogue to explore what academic freedom looks like at Waterloo.

Join President Hamdullahpur, FAUW President Bryan Tolson, University Secretary Karen Jack, and FAUW Vice President Shannon Dea as they consider the differences between freedom of expression and academic freedom, relevant University of Waterloo policies, and the implications for faculty teaching, research and service.

Friday, March 2, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

FAUW's first workshop on university governance is a great opportunity for FAUW volunteers and members to better understand how we make change happen on campus, and how we protect members’ rights.