WUFA News and Features
Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award
The Faculty Association is proud to announce that Dr. Catherine Hundleby, Department of Philosophy is the 2020 recipient of the "Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award." The Windsor University Faculty Association’s Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee bestows the award to honour individuals who demonstrate leadership through their contributions to creating an equity culture on campus. The award is named after Mary Lou Dietz, a late UWindsor faculty member and head…
National Day of Mourning on April 28th and May Day (known as International Workers' Day) on May 1st.
National Day of Mourning April 28th and International Workers Day May 1st
WUFA Supports Ontario’s Teachers
The Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA) calls on the provincial government to reverse the cuts in education funding, negotiate in good faith with the four teachers’ unions, and invest in strengthening our schools and ensuring our children receive the best education possible.
Social Media Day of Action - Feb. 12, 2020
The Social Media Day of Action will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. WUFA invites colleagues to participate (virtually) in the event!
Release of OCUFA survey of faculty and students on the impact of COVID-19 on university life and education
Recently OCUFA undertook a survey of faculty, academic librarians and students regarding the impact of COVID-19 on university life and education. The survey, which was released yesterday, shows that the move to online learning, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, has led to a decline in education quality and has significantly increased student and faculty stress levels. OCUFA reported that more than 2200 faculty and academic librarians responded to the survey, a statistically significant response…
WUFA Equity Statement
On November 11, 2020 WUFA's Executive Committee approved the WUFA Equity Statement, which was drafted, revised and finalized with the help of the WUFA President (Prof. Jeff Noonan), WUFA Executive, and the WUFA Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee
2021 WUFA Negotiating Team
Introducing the 2021 WUFA Negotiating Team February 2, 2021 The Faculty Association is please to announce the members of the 2021 WUFA Negotiating Team: Ramaswami Balachandar, Civil & Environmental Engineering Ramaswami (Ram), has been a member of the University of Windsor academic community since 2003. Following almost a dozen years of being in administrative roles, he has returned to the bargaining unit. This prompted his interest to return to an active role in WUFA. Ram currently serves…
Scholars Strike for Racial Justice
CAUT has called upon member organizations to support the “#ScholarsStrike” on Sept, 9th and 10th.
Black Lives Matter
The Windsor University Faculty Association expresses our unreserved support for the Black Lives Matter movement and for an end to racism, discrimination, and police violence against racialized people everywhere.
The Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA) is monitoring and providing input into actions that the University may need to undertake to protect the health and safety of everyone in light of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
WUFA Stands in Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en People
WUFA stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people, in support of their right to self-determination in accordance with their laws, traditions and practices.
Robert Pinto, former WUFA President, passes
WUFA members are saddened to hear that former WUFA President (1985) and Philosophy professor, Robert Pinto, passed away on September 3, 2019. Bob taught at the University of Windsor for over 30 years. WUFA extends its sincerest condolences to Bob's family and friends. Please read Laura Pinto's Facebook post, an obituary for her father.