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VOX

VOX is a publication sponsored by the USFA and is published by an independent Editorial Board. It is a forum for the expression of opinions of USFA members. Materials published in VOX do not necessarily express USFA policy, the views of the USFA Executive or the Editorial Board. Submissions of general interest less than 300 […]

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Request for more reviewers

The USFA is organizing a review process that matches tenure and promotion candidates with experienced faculty members willing to read case files and provide an “outsider’s perspective”. Thank you to those who have volunteered to review case files so far. We currently have 12 more candidates signed up than reviewers. If you are interested in […]

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Update: APEF Grievance

The USFA filed a grievance concerning reimbursement eligibility on a number of APEF claims since last spring. The Employer has since adjusted its position, eliminating the need for furthering some aspects of the grievance. However, still outstanding are issues related to reimbursement denials for cell phones and internet services.  For many during the pandemic, cell […]

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Action request: Laurentian University

CAUT is asking faculty across Canada to take action. The time is now to remind MPs that we need to take action to prevent more crises like what we saw at Laurentian University. We have just a few days before MPs break for the summer and head into a potential fall election. We must protect […]

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Information about a fall return to campus

Even with the Employer’s Framework for a Staged Transition to Increased on-Campus Activity, there continue to be considerable unknowns about returning to campus this fall, particularly with respect to course delivery. The Employer has advised us that individual “units” will decide which courses will be delivered face-to-face and which will be delivered remotely. Each college is approaching […]

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Assistance with Reviewing Tenure and Promotion Case Files

The USFA would like to once again organize a review process that matches tenure and promotion candidates with experienced faculty members willing to read case files and provide an “outsider’s perspective”. If you wish to participate in this process this year as either a candidate or as a reviewer, please contact USFA Member Services Officer Abbie […]

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