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Monday, April 24, 2017

Call for Members: Status of Women & Equity Committee

Status of Women & Equity Committee logo

The Faculty Association’s Status of Women & Equity Committee (SWEC) is looking for new members. The committee is strong and active, but knows that its continuing vitality depends on the new ideas and enthusiasm that come with new members.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity Award

Kate Rybczynski (Chair of SWEC), Amy Smoke, Shelby Keedwell, Emma Smith

If you’ve ever been to an event at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC), you might have a pretty good idea of why the University’s Status of Women and Equity Committee (SWEC) awarded the Centre with the 2017 Equity and Inclusivity Award.

While the Centre is first and foremost a supportive and safe space for Indigenous students, it also manages to engage non-Indigenous students, staff, and faculty in the sharing of Indigenous knowledge, and has been especially successful in forming collaborative partnerships with other community organizations.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

President’s Report to the 2017 Spring General Meeting

FAUW President Sally Gunz's report to the membership at the Spring General Meeting on April 6, 2017, is now posted on the FAUW blog. The report covers outgoing Board members, the Hagey Lecture, the Course Evaluation Project, mental health concerns, FAUW communications developments, and more.

Read it on the FAUW blog.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017 Election Results

FAUW would like to issue a heartfelt thank-you to everyone who ran for the Board of Directors, and everyone who voted, in this election. 

Your new (or returning) Board members will be:

Lecturer representative

  • Brent Matheson, Math Business & Accounting Programs

At-large representatives

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A reminder about the FPER and April expenses

Expenses incurred in April that cannot be submitted in the relevant year due to the timing of the submission deadlines are able to be claimed with the next year's FPER claim.

All of the details about how the FPER works are on the University Finance website.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Condolences to the colleagues and family of Alex López-Ortiz

FAUW offers its sympathy to the family of Professor Alex López-Ortiz and to all his colleagues and friends both in Computer Science and across the university community. This is truly a sad loss and we are thinking of you.

Friday, March 3, 2017

And the 2017 Equity & Inclusivity Award Goes to...

Staff and volunteers at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre

It is with great pleasure that FAUW's Status of Women and Equity Committee announces the winner of the 2017 Equity and Inclusivity Award: the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre.

The Equity and Inclusivity Award is a celebration of members of our community whose actions have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to improving equity, inclusivity, and/or diversity at the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Call for Nominations for FAUW Board of Directors

The Faculty Association invites nominations for directors of the board – four at-large and one representing lecturers – for the term July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

New President's Report on the Blog

An update from Sally Gunz, FAUW President, has been posted on the blog. It covers, among other things, upcoming FAUW elections, the fall term break pilot, the status of policy reviews, and the Hagey Lecture.

Friday, February 17, 2017

2016 Tax Slips Now Available

2016 T4/T4A slips and Faculty Association Fees letters are now available online, if you have opted-in to view your year-end slip(s) through myHRinfo. Employees who have not done so will have their slip(s) mailed to the address on file with Human Resources.

To access your FAUW tax slip: