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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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    April 2018 issue
    (8 pages, 0.98 MB, PDF)


    *** RESULTS of Nominations for UPEIFA Elections 2018-2019 ***

    UPEIFA 2018-2019 By-Election: 
    Final Slate of Nominees

    Please find HERE the Final Slate of Nominees for presentation and election at the Association's Annual General Meeting on Friday, April 20, 2018. The procedures for voting at the Annual General Meeting can be found in Article 13.12 of the Association's Bylaws.

    To view the Inital Call for Nominations Results, please go HERE


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    Your participation in the functioning of the FA is critical to its success, and the Association cannot conduct its crucial work of supporting our Membership and upholding our Collective Agreements if we do not have a quorum of 50 Members attending the AGM.

    Please come to the meeting and bring along a colleague or two!

    Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
    Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Location: McDougall Hall, Room 242.


    FA TIMES: 

    Date: Friday April 20th, 2018 - Following the AGM
    Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Location: SDU Main Bldg, Faculty Lounge, Rm 201


    Date: TBA
    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


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

    Hessian Teaching Award
    Scholarly Achievement Award