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
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
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.
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
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 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
The TRC Task Force is hosting open consultation meetings, each of which will focus on particular themes including: 1. Indigenous Faculty/Staff and Indigenous Research November 7, 2016, noon-1:30pm, Room 202, Robert Sutherland Hall 2. Academic Programming November 7, 2016, 3:30-5:00pm, Room 202, Robert Sutherland Hall 3. Awareness and Climate November → Learn More
The Fall Term Break Task Force, chaired by Deputy Provost Teri Shearer, is mandated to create recommendations for the implementation of a Fall Term break at Queen’s University for the four direct-entry undergraduate programs and conduct broad consultation with Queen’s students and other interested and affected members of the Queen’s community → Learn More
Download October 2016 QUFA Voices here
Hello, everyone. All are invited to attend Feminist Legal Studies Queen’s Visiting Lecture presented by Emanuela Heynincke, Chair of the Ontario Pay Equity Commission and lawyer — Speaking on ‘Gender Wage Gap Strategies and Women’s Economic Empowerment: Ontario’s Path’ Emanuela Heyninck is currently serving her third term as head of → Learn More
People may have seen the announcement from HR of a number of sessions to review the benefits provided to Queen’s employees by Great West Life (see here). Please note that two sessions are directed specifically to QUFA Members: Wednesday, October 19 at 1:30-3pm (Kingston Hall 200) or Thursday, October 27 → Learn More
QUFA Benefits Review Sessions: As part of a review of our current benefits package with Great West Life, there will be two information sessions to review what we have, how it’s used and how it compares with what’s available on the open market. This will be followed by a QUFA-led → Learn More
Download September 2016 QUFA Voices 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 Friday, October 7, 2016. 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