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Statement on Laurentian University

Our Faculty Association’s Executive joins CAUT Council and our colleagues at Laurentian and across Ontario in opposing the actions that have taken place at Laurentian University and the threat to public universities posed by those actions. We stand with our…

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CAFA’s comments on Alberta 2030

The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations has released a press release responding to the Alberta 2030: Building Skills for Jobs report that was released last week by the Alberta Government. The response from CAFA highlights several concerns that may be…

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Upcoming Drive-by Protest

Faculty Association members, including President, David Stewart, will be participating in a drive-by protest on March 27 to show support for post-secondary education in Alberta. This will be similar to the January 30 protest and will involve a drive-around of…

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March 2021

President's Report An ongoing pandemic, provincial budget cuts, Alberta 2030 consultations, Growth Through Focus congresses, pressure to return to face to face teaching, and uncertainty about the university budget. To say that this has been a stressful term cannot adequately…

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December 2020

President's Report We are thankfully coming to the end of this challenging term with a large amount of marking confronting many of us. This term may well have been the most demanding teaching term you have experienced in your career…

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Federal Advocacy – MP Outreach

The Faculty Association at the University of Calgary is joining the call for stronger federal support for post-secondary education. Universities and colleges are critical to the COVID-19 response and recovery, providing much needed research, knowledge, education and training. Yet, as in Alberta,…

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Support for Health Care Workers

The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) supports the efforts of front line health care workers to protect their jobs.  We urge the Government of Alberta to reconsider the elimination of these positions and honour the contributions these…

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September 2020

President’s Report David Stewart, President Dear Colleagues, We are beginning a new fall term unlike anything any of us have experienced before and one which will bring challenges that none of us anticipated. The personal has become professional in ways…

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June 2020

President’s Report Paul Rogers, President With my term as Association President expiring on 30th June, this is my final message to you. It has been an honour and a privilege to serve in this role over the last two years,…

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May 2020

Academic Staff and Remote Instruction As we all know, in March there was an urgent need to act quickly in responding to the CoVID-19 pandemic which resulted in an almost immediate transition from predominantly classroom-based instruction to entirely web-based instruction…

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March 2020

  A Message from Faculty Association President Paul Rogers, President The Faculty Association staff have been transitioning to working remotely for the past week. The Association office is now closed until further notice in keeping with the University directives to…

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October 2019

  Fair Employment Week: October 7-11 The working conditions of contract academic staff (sessionals) are of both local and national concern, which is why the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) annually promotes and plays a coordinating role in Fair…

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August 2019

  Summer Update from the Faculty Association Note from the Association President This has been a very busy academic year for the Association, as we continue to deal with the implications of the movement of the Association under the Labour…

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