Dear QUFA members, On May 24th I wrote to the candidates from the Conservative Party, the Green Party, the Liberal Party, and the New Democratic Party in the following four ridings: Kingston ant the Islands, Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, Hastings-Lennox and Addington, and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. I asked each of the → Learn More
Please note that the QUFA office will be closed on Fridays, June 29- August 31, inclusive. We will also be short-staffed from time to time to accommodate staff vacations and appreciate your patience during this period.
If your concern is urgent, please email Leslie Jermyn
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 4, 2018. 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
All Members are welcome to attend. There are two Orders of the Day. The first is a review of the recommendations of the Benefit Review Committee with regard to modifying our supplementary medical package with Great West Life. The second is an update on the University Pension Plan with special → Learn More
QUFA has invited the candidates of the four major parties to come to Queen’s to talk about their platforms and take your questions (see here for more information). Join us at the University Club, George Teves Room at 2:30pm on March 23, no RSVP required. We will follow candidate presentations → Learn More
The ability to be assertive is the key to respectful and collegial work relationships. In this lunch and learn workshop you will learn the different styles of communication and the foundational knowledge and tools to be assertive in the workplace. We will examine the proven DESC model of assertiveness and practice with our → Learn More
Virtue Signals: Anti- Intellectualism and the Weaponization of Free Speech on Campus with Ira Wells ( Department of English, University of Toronto) The QUFA Annual Lecture takes place on Friday 6 April 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Wallace Hall with a reception to follow from 3:30 p.m. → Learn More