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President’s Message: Busy Year Ahead

Dear Colleagues, As the 2023-24 academic year gets underway, I wanted to extend well wishes to all academic staff at the University of Calgary especially to our new academic staff - many of whom I had the pleasure of speaking…

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Designation of Academic Staff

There is an odd quirk in Alberta law related to the designation of academic staff who are members of Faculty Associations. Unlike most provinces where academic staff formed unions under the provincial Labour Relations Code, the Alberta government prohibited academic…

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Member Emergency Funding

A personal financial crisis can strike quickly and with little warning. Fortunately, the Faculty Association provides emergency funding to help individual members in emergency circumstances due to a sudden loss or decline in remuneration from the University. In addition to…

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Faculty Association Representation

The Faculty Association reminds members about the right to representation under the Collective Agreement. One of the key functions of the Faculty Association is to protect academic staff interests through its work to resolve conflicts between members and the Administration. From…

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Faculty Association Officer Appointments for 2023-24

The Board of Directors has announced the Association's Officers for 2023-24 (effective July 1, 2023). The Officers of the Faculty Association for 2023-24 are as follows: President and Chair of the BoardJ. Kent Donlevy (Werklund School of Education)Vice-President and TreasurerDora…

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Board of Governors Member

Following the advice of the Faculty Association Board of Directors, the Minister of Advanced Education has appointed Melanee Thomas to the University Board of Governors. Thomas takes over from Hamid Habibi who had served on the Board of Governors as…

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