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QUFA Digest Emails: September 2017

A New Year Begins: Welcome to all new Queen’s University Faculty Association Members and welcome back to returning Members. Each month during the academic year, we’ll send you a QUFA Digest email like this with brief announcements about important events and documents relevant to QUFA, to higher education and to → Learn More

Announcements: Deadline this term for applications to the Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) is Monday, October 9, 2016.

Dear QUFA Adjunct Faculty Members, The deadline this term for applications to the Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) is Monday, October 9, 2017. You are eligible to apply if you have an Adjunct appointment at Queen’s during the current term, and the Committee encourages → Learn More

Announcements: QUFA New Budget Model Report 2017

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

Announcements: Annual/Biennial Reports and Faculty180

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

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2017

Benefit Deadlines: The deadline for submitting an application for child care expense reimbursement is February 1(more information here). 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 → Learn More

Announcements: QUFA Office Holiday Hours

Please be advised that the QUFA Office will close on December 23rd and will reopen January 3rd. During the week of December 19-22, we will be operating with limited staff support. Please contact the main number, 613-533-2151, during that time if you have urgent business.

Announcements: Important Deadlines in February

Please note that the deadline to apply for Childcare Support is February 1 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 6. Late or incomplete applications are not accepted so please do → Learn More

Announcements: Tuition Support – Deadline November 1

The deadlines to apply for the 2016-2017 academic year are November 1 for the fall term and February 28 for the winter term. The application is now available on-line. Please contact Human Resources, not QUFA, if you have any questions about this benefit. You will find contact links to the → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: November 2016

QUFA Benefits Review Survey: As part of a review of our current benefits package with Great West Life and following the information sessions held in October, there will be an e-survey sent by the University to all Benefits Plan Members to seek their input. Unit Visits: Does your unit have → Learn More