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2021-2022 USFA Scholarship Application Available Online DEADLINE June 1, 2022

Online applications for the USFA Scholarship will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The USFA Scholarship Program is open to students who are immediate family members of USFA members.  Immediate family includes spouse/partner, their children and including children for whom USFA members have served as legal guardians. The application form for the 2021-2022 USFA Scholarship Fund Program […]

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Important: USFA Executive Election – Voting Underway

This is a reminder that voting for the Executive Committee election is underway.  Montreal-based Simply Voting provides us with a secure internet platform for our election.  Please make sure you vote!  If you did not get an email asking you to vote, check your spam/junk folders for email from “University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association <vote@simplyvoting.com>” with subject […]

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March 8 International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD). It is a day to recognize and celebrate advancements while continuing to recognize the need for vigilance and action on issues impacting women and girls at home and abroad.  As we mark this day, we are thinking about the women and girls of Ukraine. Whether they are among the […]

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2022 USFA Executive Elections: Call for Nominations

This is a call for nominations in the election to fill seven vacancies on the USFA Executive Committee commencing July 1, 2022: Category A:  one vacancy (2 year term) Category B:  one vacancy  (2 year term) Category C:  one vacancy (2 year term) Category D: one vacancy (2 year term) Category E: three vacancies (two […]

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Feeling Pressure to Retire? It’s your decision

We are again hearing that some faculty members are being contacted by their deans or department heads to discuss their plans for retirement. And again, these meetings have been requested absent any indication or notice from the faculty member that they are even contemplating retirement at this time. Many USFA members are upset by what […]

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Where are the Senior Academic Administrators?

For the past couple of years, the USFA has been bringing to the attention of senior academic administrators the ways in which administrative decisions are impeding the work of faculty. Chief among these is the decision, made during the early months of the pandemic, to mandate the use of Concur or Direct Travel for booking […]

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