Consider nominating a professor, librarian or fellow archivist at UWO for the Allan Heinicke Memorial Service Award! UWOFA accepts nominations until Monday, February 8, 2021. Why are you against Navitas? They would create a for-profit university on our campus. The people who hire them would not be members of UWOFA, so they would not have the protections that our members have under our collective agreement, that is, not the academic freedom or job security that contract holders have here. Navitas would welcome students who do not meet our access standards. We are also concerned that there will be a lot of pressure on these teachers to relax their academic standards. To a stronger, more united, more committed association -New Letter of Understanding recognizes different requirements for members of the Aboriginal faculty – The new UWOFA Aid Fund supports academic staff… `Equity Champion: Treena Orchard It is up to the administrators to meaningfully support all members of the university community, including the faculty, as we work hard to prepare for the fall period in a period of great uncertainty. www.uwofa.ca/…/faculty-members-report-increased-wor. UWOFA negotiates collective agreements, advises members on employment issues, deals with labour disputes and complaints, and promotes the professional interests of faculty members, university librarians and archivists. This week, we signed a thought letter that allows faculty members to include student course and teaching questionnaire data in the evaluation processes. This is the third LOU that has been negotiated with the employer to westerngazette.ca/…/article_e0f1d6d6-252c-11eb-947b the additional burdens on the working conditions and working lives of members during the coronavirus pandemic…

The author states: “When the United Faculty of Western Washington ratified its new contract last summer, they hit the mark on almost every page: academic freedom, intellectual property, job security for contingent faculties, possession of online work and also salary.