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Upcoming deadline for librarians, archivists to submit request for promotion and continuing appointment extension

December 9th, 2021

Academic librarians and archivists are reminded that the deadline for submitting a request for an extension to their promotion and continuing appointment clocks is December 31, 2021.

Deadline for librarians’ and archivists’ Annual Report submission extended

November 15th, 2021

The deadline for librarian and archivist Members to send their ARR submissions to the Chief Librarian or Dean or designate, with copy to the immediate supervisor, is now Friday, December 3, 2021.

UWOFA condemns Islamophobic mass murder in London

June 8th, 2021

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) is deeply saddened by the recent deaths of four London family members who were targeted because of their Islamic faith.

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism

April 16th, 2021

During its April meeting the UWOFA Board of Directors passed a motion in support of the following statement.

UWOFA urges Western to place climate action at the core of the next Strategic Plan

April 6th, 2021

UWOFA sent the following recommendation to the university's Strategic Planning Steering Committee.

Ontario government circumventing democracy and public debate on Bill 168

October 30th, 2020

UWOFA’s Executive Committee is alarmed that the Ontario government is pushing through provisions of an antisemitism act that could erode academic freedom to criticize a foreign state.

UWOFA Equity Committee’s Anti-Racism Statement

June 15th, 2020

We are witnessing a defining civil rights moment in world history. UWOFA stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and we are committed to ensuring the equitable inclusion of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) individuals and communities.