Announcements: Important Deadlines in February:

Please note that the deadline to apply for Childcare Support and for the Adjunct Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development is February 1. The deadline for the Tuition Support Benefit is February 28. Late or incomplete applications are not accepted so please do not leave these → Learn More

QUFA Executive Committee Nominations are Open!

The following Executive Committee positions are open for election in 2016: Treasurer, Secretary, Grievance Chair, JCAA Co-Chair, Equity Representative, Continuing Adjunct Representative, one Member at Large and QULA Representative (elected by QULA). If you would like to stand for election for any of the first 7 or know of a → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: February 2016

1. Budget Review with the Provost: We’re opening the next QUFA Council to Members interested to talk with Provost Alan Harrison about the Budget Model now in operation and currently under review. Please join us at 1:00pm on February 22 in MacDonald Hall, Room 4. 2. QUFA Executive Committee Nominations → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2016

1. Budget Review Task Force: QUFA has struck a task force to investigate the theory and practice of activity-based budgeting in the university sector and here at Queen’s. QUFA President, Lynne Hanson, is heading up the task force. We will be consulting QUFA members in the near future but if → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: December 2015

1. QUFA Fall General Meeting: All QUFA members are invited to the Fall General Meeting on Wednesday, December 16 at 1:15pm in Ellis Hall Auditorium. There will be an update on discussions of a University Pension Plan (UPP). Further announcements and an agenda package will be sent in advance by → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: November 2015

1. Happy 20th Anniversary! In November of 1995 QUFA was certified as a union and began to negotiate Collective Agreements and represent members in formal grievances. For 20 years, QUFA has grown and thrived because of the hard work of dozens of QUFA Volunteers – Members who have given their → Learn More

Announcements: 2015 Federal Election

QUFA contacted all the candidates running in the 19 October Federal Election in Kingston and neighbouring ridings with a list of questions. Topics included research policy and funding levels, the long form census, federal science programs, support for collective bargaining, national archives and public information, copyright and the Trans-Pacific Partnership → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: October 2015

1. QUFA Tuition Support: The deadline for submitting an application for QUFA Tuition Support is November 1, 2015. There have been changes to Tuition Support and it is now payable to the student. More information and the application form may be found on the Human Resources website. 2. QULA EVENT: → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: September 2015

1. New Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement: The Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and Queen’s University successfully concluded negotiations for a new contract in late August. Please note that Renewal, Tenure, Adjunct Conversion and Promotion processes underway will follow the old contract provisions for this year. A DRAFT version of the new → Learn More