Dr. Bob Barnetson Recieves Inaugural AUFA Academic Freedom Award
AUFA has awarded its first Academic Freedom award to Dr. Bob Barnetson. Read the Press Release here.
Statement on Fair Employment Week - Oct 27-31, 2014
AUFA supports CAUT's Fair Employment Week. Read AUFA statement here.
AUFA expresses concerns over Bill 10 to government
AUFA has sent a letter to the Government of Alberta to express its serious concerns over Bill 10, which has implications for not only AUFA's members but all members of the Universities Academic Pension Plan (UAPP). Click here to read the letter.
Warning about "trigger warnings" used to censor university curriculum
CAUT has alerted Canadian university faculty associations to an emerging concern about the use of "trigger warnings" in university curriculum, use with serious implications for quality of teaching and academic freedom.
Read about what "trigger warnings" are and why they impact academic freedom and quality of teaching in this short briefing posted to the AU Landing.
AU faculty, coordinators, instructors, tutors, learning designers, editors, production group members, and deans who are aware of any request or demand to use “trigger warnings” in AU course development or teaching are urged to contact AUFA.
AUFA supports AUPE in opposing Bills 45 and 46
AUFA has written a letter to the MLA for Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater to declare our solidarity with AUPE and our opposition to the anti-labour Bills 45 and 46 that the Redford government has just passed.
Read letter here
AUFA declines AU's proposal for all AUFA members to take a vacation day on August 6, 2013 - letter to Director of HR (July 3, 2013)
AUFA disappointed by Board's hasty rejection for University "rescue plan - Media release (May 10, 2013)
AUFA proposes University "Rescue plan" for interim internal leadership - Media release (May 8, 2013)
AUFA Fall General Meeting
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
8th Annual AUFA International Potluck Supper
When: November 22, 2014
Where: Riverdale Community Hall
Annual Family Ski Day
When: February 21, 2014
Where: Tawatinaw Ski Valley
Salaries & Benefits - Negotiations commence in February 2015
Terms & Conditions - Negotiations commence in January 2015
The Employee Engagement Survey results: