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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:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Condolences to those affected by Quebec mosque shooting

ان أعضاء الهيئة التدريسية في جامعة واترلو (FAUW) تود ان تعبر عن حبها و تعاطفها مع كل الذين تضرروا بأحداث العنف التي جرت ليلة الأحد الماضية في المركز الثقافي الاسلامي في كوبيك.
الى عوائل و أصدقاء الضحايا، و أعضاء المركز، و زملائنا في كوبيك، و زملائنا المسلمين، أصدقائنا و جيراننا هنا في واترلو، ان أعضاء الهيئة التدريسية في جامعة واترلو (FAUW) قد احزنتهم هذه الحادثة.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

New Provostial Memo on Conflict of Interest in Hiring Committees

The Vice-President Academic & Provost has issued a memo, the language of which was agreed-upon by FAUW at Faculty Relations Council (FRC), establishing new guidelines for handling conflicts of interest on hiring committees.

The memo can be found on the Memos & Reports page of the Provost Office website

Conflict of Interest in Hiring Committees

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Daily Bulletin Remembers First FAUW President

A story in the Daily Bulletin earlier this week reflected on the careers of Robert and Mary Snyder. Bob was the first president of the Faculty Association and an associate professor the Department of Physics. "Ma and Pa Snyder," as they were known, retired in 1990. Bob died this past September.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Faculty Respond to the Course Evaluation Project Team (CEPT) Report

The Course Evaluation Project Team (CEPT) was formed in May 2014 to “explore the potential for a new course evaluation model that is informed by best practices and meets the needs of students, faculty, staff and administrators.”

The team released a draft report on November 8, 2016, including a proposed course evaluation tool, and requested feedback from the University community.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Regular Salary Anomaly Reviews Officially Announced

Sally Gunz, FAUW President, and Ian Orchard, Vice President Academic & Provost (VPAP), have issued a joint memorandum of agreement formalizing regular salary anomaly reviews, following one of the recommendations of the May 2016 Salary Anomaly Working Group Report.