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Professor Jeff Tennant awarded Ordre des Palmes Academiques read more …

French Studies professor Jeff Tennant has been awarded the Ordre des Palmes Academiques (Order of Academic Palms) for his dedication to the fields of French phonetics and sociolinguistics.

Information session for contract faculty members read more …

UWOFA's Committee for Contract Faculty is hosting an information session and social event for contract faculty colleagues on Thursday, December 10

UWOFA scholarships awarded to undergraduate students read more …

Thirty-six undergraduate students received a 2014-2015 Faculty Association Scholarship, awarded annually since 1971

UWOFA to host scholarship reception read more …

The University of Western Ontario (UWOFA) will be hosting its 2014-2015 Faculty Association Scholarship reception on Monday, Nov. 30.

Digital Security & Global Freedom of Expression: A dialogue read more …
Western's Board of Governors urged to focus on university mission when selecting new chair read more …

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) welcomes today's announcement that Board of Governors chair Chirag Shah will not seek another term.

Board of Governors must seek accountability to build a better Western read more …

UWOFA asks the Board of Governors to take meaningful and concrete steps to rebuild trust at Western

Board of Governors made serious errors negotiating President Chakma's contract, review finds read more …
UWOFA to host Get Science Right town hall read more …

UWOFA is hosting a town hall event about science policy and funding in Canada

UWOFA librarians and archivists file for conciliation read more …

UWOFA-LA's negotiating team has filed a formal application for conciliation

Notice of upcoming librarians and archivists General Membership Meeting read more …
UWOFA continues call for governance reform at Western read more …

On Wednesday, July 22 President Amit Chakma updated the campus community following his 100 Day Listening Tour. The tour came in response to widespread outrage both on and off campus generated by the double-dip pay scandal of this past spring.

Job Posting: Operational Support Officer read more …

Job Posting: Operational Support Officer

Librarians and Archivists Bargaining Bulletin: Negotiations pause for summer read more …

UWOFA-LA bargaining has now paused for the summer

UWOFA Survey Results - Building a Better Western read more …
Western librarians and archivists begin collective bargaining read more …

The UWOFA-LA negotiating team began negotiating a new collective agreement for librarians and archivists on Tuesday, June 16.

UWOFA announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors read more …

UWOFA Board of Directors 2015-2016

UWOFA Statement on non-confidence votes read more …
A better Western is possible read more …
Western University faculty overwhelmingly vote non-confidence in president Amit Chakma read more …

Unionized faculty at Western University have voted 94 per cent in favour of a motion of non-confidence in university president Amit Chakma and Board of Governors chair Chirag Shah.

UWOFA statement on Western University president Amit Chakma's $924,000 earnings read more …

A choice is being made to compensate Western University president Amit Chakma nearly $1 million at a time when university departmental budgets are being squeezed.

Upcoming librarians and archivists General Membership Meeting read more …

UWOFA will hold a general membership meeting for librarians and archivists on Tuesday, March 31

Notice of upcoming General Membership Meeting read more …

UWOFA will hold a general membership meeting on Monday, March 30.

New Faculty Times published read more …
Librarians and archivists at Western prepare for bargaining read more …

UWOFA-LA has begun preparations to negotiate a new librarians and archivists collective agreement that will follow the current contract due to expire June 30, 2015.

UWOFA Board of Directors seeking new members read more …

Nominations wanted for UWOFA Board of Directors

UWOFA discusses higher education with Premier Kathleen Wynne read more …

UWOFA leaders informed Premier Kathleen Wynne about troubling issues facing contract academic staff on Monday, Jan. 12.

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