ARTICLE 1 - Definitions

                                   

1:01                 Except as otherwise expressed in this Agreement,

Academic Administrative Unit (AAU)

means          (i)   in a departmentalized Faculty, a Department, or School that offers a program approved by the Senate, or

(ii)  in a non-departmentalized Faculty, the entire Faculty that offers a program approved by the Senate,

AAU Head

means             the academic administrative leader of an AAU,

Academic Year

means             for all members of the bargaining unit, the 12 month period commencing on the 1st day of July and ending on the 30th day of the following June,

Agreement

means             this Collective Agreement between the Association and the University

Alternative Learning Technology

means             technologies used for the delivery of credit courses, including:

(i)   correspondence or teleconference or video conference,

(ii)  videotape, the use of recorded  works as defined by clause 35:02 (c), broadcast, or television,

(iii) satellite, internet or world-wide-web,

Ancillary Academic Staff

means             those members of the bargaining unit whose salary is fully paid from University operating funds and who are designated ancillary academic staff under this Agreement and in their letter of appointment issued under clause 12:25. This group shall include those persons with academic credentials hired to carry out the following University related activities except for teaching and/or research activities normally carried out by faculty members:

(i)   Designated Sports Coaches (Human Kinetics),

(ii)  Clinical Psychologists who, as a substantial part of their duties, teach, supervise, or train students,

(iii) Learning Specialists, who support teaching and learning and report to a Dean, AAU Head, Vice Provost Teaching and Learning or Director, Medical Studies, and who, when qualified and appointed to a primary or secondary AAU, may teach,

Assistant Professor

means            a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor as defined in Senate Bylaws,

Associate Professor

means           a faculty member at the rank of Associate Professor as defined in Senate Bylaws,

Association

means            the Faculty Association of the University of Windsor,

Association Council

means            the Council of the Faculty Association,

Bargaining Unit

means             the unit defined in the decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board dated May 13, 1976 and any amendments thereto,

Board of Governors (or Board)

means            the Board of Governors as provided for in the University of Windsor Act,

Credit Course/Course Offering

means            a one (1) semester credit course, as listed in the University Calendar or approved by the Senate,

Days

means            calendar days,

Dean

means             the chief executive officer of a Faculty and includes except where the context otherwise requires, the University Librarian and the Law Librarian, and includes her/his delegate,

Delegate

means             such person outside the bargaining unit to whom the duties of another person outside the bargaining unit have been delegated in part or in whole, except in clauses 29:04 and 59:01 where duties are exercised, those duties may only be delegated to the Provost, Associate Vice-President Academic, Deans, Associate Deans, and the University Librarian and Associate University Librarians,

Dependent Child

It is understood that dependent child for the purposes of free tuition under Article G means a son or daughter of members designated under Article G who is entitled to be claimed as a dependent child within the meaning of the Income Tax Act in the taxation year in which free tuition is sought, or children not over the age of twenty-six (26) to whom the member provides regular financial support. A member seeking free tuition on behalf of a dependent child shall furnish evidence of such entitlement to the University upon application for the said course(s),

Designate of the Dean

means             Head or Acting Head or such other person within the bargaining unit to whom the duties and responsibilities of a Head have been delegated in part or in whole,

Designate of the University Librarian

means             Head of a Department, Acting Head of a Department, such other person within the bargaining unit to whom the duties and responsibilities of a Department Head have been delegated in part or in whole,

Designated Group

means             women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, sexual minorities and people with disabilities,

Director

means             the Director of a School,

Faculty Member

means             each member of the bargaining unit who is not a professional librarian, ancillary academic staff, or a sessional member,

Head

means             academic administrative leader of an AAU who is a member of the bargaining unit,

Immediate Family

means             a spouse and/or child of a member,

Law Library

means             the Paul Martin Law Library,

Law Librarian

means             the chief executive officer of the Law Library,

Lecturer

means             a faculty member at the rank of Lecturer as defined in Senate Bylaws,

Librarian I, Librarian II, Librarian III, Librarian IV

means             the librarian member ranks,

Librarian Member

means             each member of the bargaining unit who is a professional librarian,

Member

means             a member of the bargaining unit,

Nominal Salary

means             the Normal Salary which the member would have received had she/he not taken sabbatical or retraining leave or been granted reduced responsibility,

Normal Salary

means             a member's salary exclusive of overload, stipend(s) for administrative duties, and travel-time allowance(s),

Parties

means             the parties to this Agreement, namely the Association and the University,

Posted Course

means             a credit course which cannot be staffed by full-time faculty members or by sessional lecturers as part of their normal teaching load,

President

means             President of the University and includes her/his delegate,

Professor

means             a faculty member at the rank of Professor as defined in Senate Bylaws,

Provost

means             the Provost and Vice-President, Academic of the University and includes her/his delegate,

Sabbaticant

means             a member on sabbatical leave,

Senate

means             the Senate as provided for in the University of Windsor Act,

Sessional Instructor

means             a member of the bargaining unit as defined in clause 54:02, 

Sessional Lecturer

means             a member of the bargaining unit as defined in clause 55:01,

Sessional Seniority

means             the number of credit courses accumulated from a sessional member's initial date of appointment as a sessional instructor at this University or 1987, whichever is later, or the number of credit courses taught since 1976 upon presentation by the member before December 31, 1993 of documentation which shall include, but is not restricted to, any of the following: letters from the administration referring to course(s) taught, duly completed grade sheets, teaching evaluations, and letters of appointment. Special instructors in Music shall establish their sessional seniority as above by December 31, 1998 on the basis of clause 54:04 (d),

Spouse

means             any legally married person and includes also any person with whom the member has established a period of cohabitation of at least one year and whom the member has designated as her/his spouse,

The above definition will apply to all University benefit plans, but not to the University of Windsor Retirement Plan for Faculty and Certain Employees.  Same-sex spouses shall be eligible for survivor benefits under the University of Windsor Retirement Plan for Faculty and Certain Employees as soon as the laws applicable to the plan so permit.

Summer Semester

means             a combination of intersession and either summer session or summer school,

Teaching Year

means             the twelve month period from May 1 to the subsequent April 30,

University

means             the University of Windsor as constituted by the University of Windsor Act, in certain contexts University may mean, where appropriate, the Board of Governors,

University Committee on Academic Promotion and Tenure (UCAPT)

means             UCAPT or any successor committee(s) created by Senate to fulfill all or some of the functions performed by UCAPT,

University Librarian

means             the chief executive officer of the University Library and includes her/his delegate,

University Library

means             the Leddy Library, and includes other Library Services of the University employing professional librarians with the exception of the Law Library,

University of Windsor Act

means             the University of Windsor Act, 1962-63, as amended by the University of Windsor Act, 1968-69,

Vice-President

means             a Vice-President of the University and includes her/his delegate,

Visiting Professor/Instructor

is one enjoying an outstanding reputation by virtue of excellence in research, teaching or creative or professional endeavours who is temporarily visiting the University on leave from her/his own institution and whose contribution to the University is mainly concerned with research and scholarship, and who shall not teach more than one credit course per semester, unless mutually agreed by the parties that exceptional circumstances exist,

Written or Writing

 includes typewritten, printed, or photocopied.

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