Download March 2017 QUFA Voices here
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.
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.
The Canadian Association of University Teachers is urging all members to sign the American Association of University Professors petition opposing Donald Trump’s unconstitutional and discriminatory ban on entry into the United States for people from some Muslim-majority countries. The petition can be found 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
To view Mark Swartz’s Copyright Presentation 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
Dear Colleagues, I write to those of you who have been Moodle users and who will be moving your courses to OnQ to remind you of and recommend the special support for the transition which ITS is providing this summer and which they developed in consultation with QUFA. Details are → Learn More
We want to hear from you! Blended and online learning is an increasingly important part of post-secondary education. Faculty and staff have a number of challenges and opportunities to consider when developing and/or teaching online and blended courses. The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) recently provided funding → Learn More
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
John Willinsky (University of British Columbia, Language and Literacy Education)
David Healy ( University of North Wales, Psychological Medicine)
Benefit Deadline: The deadline for submitting an application for tuition support is February 28(more information here). QUFA Annual Lecture – The Slow Professor: Please join us on February 15, 3pm, at the Agnes Etherington Art Gallery to hear from Queen’s own Maggie Berg and Barbara Seeber (Brock University) on the → Learn More
The QUFA Academic Freedom Lecture 2017 takes place on Wednesday 15 February 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Atrium of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. To follow will be a question-and-answer period with the authors from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and a reception from 4:30 p.m. → Learn More
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Download January 2017 QUFA Voices here
All staff will be working from home and can be reached via email Leslie Jermyn Susan Fitzgibbon Elizabeth Polnicky Rhonda Clark-George