TO:            All Members of Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) Faculty, Librarians and Archivists DATE:        May 17, 2022 Dear QUFA Members A Special Membership Meeting of the Queen’s University Faculty Association will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm via ZOOM.  This is a Special Meeting for the sole → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: May 2022

Dear Members, Special General Meeting. May 31, 2:00pm. QUFA is holding a Special GM regarding unfinished business from the Spring General Meeting. Contact Elizabeth Polnicky at ep43@queensu.ca to RSVP and receive Zoom meeting details. QUFA RoR Workshop (Adjuncts): We encourage Adjunct members to join us for a discussion and Q&A → Learn More

2022 QUFA Executive Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the QUFA Executive Committee ELECTED: • Vice President: Mary C. Olmstead (Psychology) • Treasurer: Valerie Bartlett (Smith School of Business) • Secretary: Chantal Brunette (Dan School of Music) • Chair of the Grievance Committee: Constance Adamson (Library) • Joint → Learn More

Announcements: An Official Welcome From the University Pension Plan

Dear Members, Tomorrow marks an important milestone for University Pension Plan (UPP) and the beginning of our journey with you – our members. On July 1, 2021, UPP will formally assume responsibility for administering the pensions and investing the assets of its predecessor plans. This landmark realizes the historic vision → Learn More

Announcements: QUFA Operational Response to Covid-19

Dear QUFA Members, As you are aware, things are changing rapidly with regard to how institutions are responding to the threats posed by Covid-19. QUFA will remain in step with public health authorities’ advice and with decisions made by Queen’s in determining its own operational response. During the same period, → Learn More

Announcements: Advisory on Outfitting Home Offices

Dear Members, There have been a number of questions raised with QUFA around purchasing equipment for home offices in light of COVID-19 and remote working. There are a number of options available to you to pay for the purchase of equipment for a home office and to manage remote teaching. → Learn More

QUFA COVID-19 Letter of Understanding

Dear Members, Please find attached an introduction and explanation for the agreement recently signed between QUFA and Queen’s to govern certain aspects of work while the COVID emergency prevails. The actual agreements can be found on the QUFA website here: QUFA COVID-19 Information We recommend that you read the brief → Learn More