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Welcome to the UPEIFA website

Betty Jeffery

Greetings from your 2016-2017 Executive Committee

The Faculty Association is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for approximately 400 academic staff members at UPEI in two bargaining units, BU # 1 (faculty members, librarians, sessional instructors and clinical nursing instructors) and BU # 2 (clinical veterinary professionals).

The UPEIFA is a member of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), the CAUT Defence Fund, and the National Union of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (NUCAUT).

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    January 2017 (12 pages, 5.73 MB, PDF)

    CALL For Nominations for UPEIFA Elections

    This is the initial call for nominations of individuals for election to the Association's Executive Committee and Standing Committees for the 2017-2018 year, click HERE to go to the forms.

    Nominations must be received by the Chair of the Nominating Committee no later than Friday, March 24, 2017.



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    Please download and complete the FA Lounge Room Booking form and email to



    Date: Friday, April 21; Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Don and Marion McDougall Hall, Room 242


    Date: TBA             
    Time:  TBA
    Location:  SDU Main Bldg, Faculty Lounge

    FA TIMES: 

    Date: Friday, April 21
    Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Location: SDU Main Bldg, Faculty Lounge