QUFA Digest Emails: April 2017

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

QUFA Digest Emails: March 2017

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

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

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

QUFA Digest Emails: October 2016

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

QUFA Digest Emails: September 2016

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 matters, to higher education and → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: May 2016

1. Problems with the Scientific Record: Click here to watch a brief report by the CBC on the problems plaguing scientific publishing including shoddy research and predatory publishing. For your convenience, Beall’s list of predatory publishers is here and a site tracking retraction of problematic science is here. 2. QUFA → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: April 2016

1. QUFA Spring General Meeting: The General Member meeting will be held on April 20 at 1:15-3:00 pm in Ellis Hall Auditorium. Orders of the Day include a presentation from Heidi Penning and Shauna Shiels of the Human Rights and Equity Office and a discussion about unit Workload Documents and → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: March 2016

1. QUFA Academic Freedom Event – Save the Date! Plan to attend this year’s panel discussion focusing on the intersection of workplace harassment legislation and academic freedom. Join our distinguished panel, Sheila Embleton (York University), Catherine Burr (Western University) and Robin Vose (St. Thomas University & President of CAUT), on → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: February 2016

1. Budget Review with the Provost: We’re opening the next QUFA Council to Members interested to talk with Provost Alan Harrison about the Budget Model now in operation and currently under review. Please join us at 1:00pm on February 22 in MacDonald Hall, Room 4. 2. QUFA Executive Committee Nominations → Learn More