QUFA Digest Emails: October 2017

Queen’s ‘New Budget Model’ Event: In response to Member concerns about the workings and ramifications of the “New” or “Activity-Base” budget model implemented at Queen’s, QUFA commissioned Professor Emeritus John Holmes to prepare a review and critique of it. That report is available on our website here. Professor Holmes will → Learn More

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

QUFA Digest Emails: May 2017

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

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, a site tracking retraction of problematic science is here. 2. QUFA Faculty & Librarian RTP Workshop: For those faculty, → Learn More