In response to growing Member concern about the workings and ramifications of the “New” or “Activity-Base” budget model introduced by former Provost Alan Harrison, QUFA commissioned Professor Emeritus John Holmes (Queen’s, Geography) to prepare a review and critique of how this kind of budgeting works in general and how it → Learn More
Please note that the QUFA office is closed on Fridays from June 30 to September 1 inclusive. We will also be short-staffed from time to time to accommodate staff vacations and appreciate your patience during this period.
Adjunct Fund for Scholarly Research, Creative Work and Professional Development: Next application deadline is June 5. See here for application forms and more information about eligibility. Queen’s Enterprise Software: Several software packages have recently been renewed with enhanced licensing that will provide unlimited access to the Queen’s Community. This software → Learn More
To read Elizabeth Hanson’s (QUFA JCAA Co-Chair) comment on how “merit” works and what has changed with a biennial model (attached) click here.
To view the 29 November 2016 open letter to Principal Woolf and Provost Bacon from the Queen’s Coalition of Anti-Racist Faculty (QCARF) click here
Dear Colleagues, QUFA and the University administration have reached an agreement about the use of the software tool, Faculty180, for the use of filing biennial and annual reports in 2017. Members may use the Faculty180 tool in lieu of the current forms on a strictly voluntary basis. QUFA sought voluntary → Learn More
To view Paul Young’s presentation on the status of University-wide pension negotiations click here.
QUFA Spring General Meeting: Please save the date on April 20th, 1:15pm at Ellis Hall Auditorium. All members of the Queen’s University Faculty Association are welcome. There will be an important Order of the Day on the status of University-wide pension negotiations and elections for Executive positions. You will receive → Learn More
Dear Adjunct Faculty Members, The deadline this term for applications to the Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) is Monday, June 5, 2017. You are eligible to apply if you have an Adjunct appointment at Queen’s during the current term, and the Committee encourages you → Learn More
Download March 2017 QUFA Voices here
QUFA Spring General Meeting: Please save the date on April 20th, 1:15pm at Ellis Hall Auditorium. All members of the Queen’s University Faculty Association are welcome. There will be important information updates and elections for Executive positions. You will receive an agenda by email in advance of the meeting. QUFA → Learn More
Peggy and Michael will be filling in while Ramneek is on leave beginning March 6 and can be reached at her extension 33270.
Download February 2017 QUFA Voices here
QUFA Members are invited to attend the QUFA Council of Representatives Order of the Day on Thursday 16 March 2017 at 1.30 p.m. in Room 217, John Watson Hall. Provost Benoit Bacon will be on hand to answer questions from QUFA Members and Council. If any QUFA Members have a → Learn More
Maggie Berg (Queen’s University, English) and Barbara Seeber ( Brock University, English) Download 2017 Academic Freedom Poster here
Shemeen Abbas (State Univeristy of New York, Scholar at Risk/Scholar rescue Fund Fellow)