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(Standing left to right: Charlene Van Leeuwen, Sharon Myers, Heather Penny, Karem Simon)
(Sitting left to right: Rebecca Reed-Jones, Michael Arfken, Nola Etkin, Debbie Good, Carlo Lavoie)

Greetings from your 2017-2018 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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    February 2018 issue
    (12 pages, 3.39 MB, PDF)


    *** Initial CALL for Nominations for UPEIFA Elections 2018-2019 ***

    The Initial Call for Nominations of individuals for election to the Association's Executive Committee and Standing Committees for the 2018-2019 year can be found on our website HERE

    ** REMINDER **

    Nominations for Merit Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement, and Merit Award for Outstanding Service is Friday March 16th!


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    FA TIME for this afternoon has been CANCELLED due to impending weather!

    FA TIMES: 

    Date: ** CANCELLED ** Friday March 9th, 2018
    Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Location: SDU Main Bldg, Faculty Lounge, Rm 201


    Date: Thursday, March 22nd
    Time:  9:30 am - 11:30 am
    Location:  SDU Main Bldg, Faculty Lounge, Rm 201

    To book the Faculty Lounge in SDU Main Bldg:

    Please use the UPEI Room Booking tool 25Live


                              ** REMINDER **

    Deadline for Nominations for these two Awards is
    Friday, March 16th, 2018   

    Click Here for the Merit Award for Outstanding Service Guidelines & Forms

    Click Here for the Merit Award for Scholarly Achievement Guidelines & Forms

    Check out the Awards Committee pages for pictures of the Award Recipients from the FA Recognition Night 2017

    Hessian Teaching Award
    Scholarly Achievement Award