In Memoriam: Daniel J. Belliveau

Jennifer Irwin

August 30, 2021

Warm of heart and cool under pressure. Calm competence. Beloved. So beloved was Dr. Daniel J. Belliveau. Dan was many things to many people.

In Memoriam: Archibald Young

Jane Toswell

August 25, 2021

Archie Young served as UWOFA president in 1993-1994. He was one of a half dozen members of the Department of English to serve in that capacity, but he brought to the post a particular interest in university governance. Archie was also a dedicated and thoughtful teacher of Renaissance literature, focusing on poetry and theology.

UWOFA members' vaccine mandate advocacy leads to policy change

August 12, 2021

UWOFA is gratified that the administration has finally done the right thing, and we want to thank all UWOFA members for your hard work over the past three weeks advocating for this important public health measure.

Update on the Annual Report and Review (ARR) process for librarians and archivists

July 29, 2021

UWOFA and the employer are recommending the creation of a small working group to review the Annual Performance Evaluation report and translate the recommendations for the Librarian and Archivist context.

UWO Faculty Association calls on Western to adopt Covid-19 vaccine requirement

July 20, 2021

In light of the announcement Monday by the provincial government about a normal return to campus in September, UWOFA calls on Western university administration to require all eligible students, staff, faculty, librarians and archivists to be fully vaccinated before coming to campus, acknowledging that some may be exempt for medical or religious reasons.