Faculty Times Archive

March 19, 2018

Browse current and past issues of Faculty Times, UWOFA's official publication

Report of the OCUFA Student Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching Working Group

February 8, 2019

The report of OCUFA's Working Group on Student Questionnaires on Courses and Teaching (SQCT) has now been released. Prompted by increasing reports of the misuse of results and the harassment of faculty through anonymous comments, and by suggestions in the policy community that SQCT scores be used as university "performance" metrics, OCUFA established the working group in 2016 to examine these issues.

UWOFA partnering with Academics Without Borders

February 7, 2019

UWOFA is partnering with Western's Academics Without Borders committee to raise awareness about future opportunities to volunteer with the organization.

UWOFA advocacy update - February

February 4, 2019

A summary of UWOFA's work in December and January.

UWOFA supports students and affordable education

January 25, 2019

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) stands with students in opposition to the OSAP changes recently announced by the provincial government. The announcement includes cuts to grants for low-income students, a move that will force those in need to take on more student debt. “Cutting needs-based grants flies in the face of affordable post-secondary education,” said UWOFA president Dan Belliveau. “The provincial government should make it easier for students to go to university, not harder and more stressful.”