Monday, June 15, 2020

UW statement risks chilling Black anti-racism scholarship

On June 6, in relation to a matter with a faculty member that prompted a public outcry and media response, the University of Waterloo told the press that “The University of Waterloo unequivocally believes that there is no place for the use of the N-word in class, on campus or in our community."

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Renison Association of Academic Staff certified as a trade union

The Renison Association of Academic Staff (RAAS) is delighted to announce that it received certification as a trade union on March 23, 2020. RAAS was first established as a non-certified association on February 12, 2018 and is affiliated with FAUW through a service agreement.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Spring and fall teaching: member survey results

Earlier this month, FAUW conducted a survey about members' experiences preparing for the 2020 spring and fall terms amid the transition to fully remote delivery, to help us advocate for our members’ interests. You can now access the results of the survey in the Reports & Documents section of our website. 

Friday, May 8, 2020

Teaching this spring or fall? Tell us how your prep is going.

If you're teaching in spring or fall this year, please take three minutes to fill out this survey about your experience preparing for these terms, to help us advocate for you now and over the coming months.

The form will be open until Wednesday, May 13, at noon.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Call for committee members

Every spring, we appoint new members to committees within and outside of FAUW. We have an online form to put your name forward for the following committees:

Thursday, April 9, 2020

2020 Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to the new members of the Board of Directors from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022.*

Monday, March 16, 2020

FAUW COVID-19 Response

Like much of the rest of campus, the FAUW offices are closed and staff and Board members are working from home.

All FAUW events are postponed until further notice. The Spring General Meeting is still planned for noon on April 7, but will be delivered online. 

We have created a Coronavirus updates page with the latest information from us, frequently asked questions, and an archive of our emails related to the pandemic.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

An invitation to join the climate justice effort at the University of Waterloo

FAUW's new member-driven Climate Justice Working Group brings together faculty members at the University of Waterloo to generate collective action on campus—and within our broader communities—to help foster a just, climate-safe future.

This is a decentralized, action-oriented group that aims to shrink the carbon footprint of our work on campus and beyond, to build climate justice awareness on campus and in our community, and to spark related research with impact across the disciplines.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Call 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:

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Dan 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.

A message from the president-elect