News archive - January 2017

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.