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.
Please note that the QUFA Office is closed on Fridays during summer months. We may also be short-staffed in the coming summer months. We will do everything we can to ensure your queries are appropriately directed and answered in a timely fashion and appreciate your patience if there are delays.
To view Paul Young’s presentation on the status of University-wide pension negotiations click here.
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
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.
Peggy and Michael will be filling in while Ramneek is on leave beginning March 6 and can be reached at her extension 33270.
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
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
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.