Category Archives: Contract Faculty

Blog entries about contract faculty, contract academic faculty, contract academic staff, adjunct faculty, or other part-time faculty members at Laurier or in general.

Century Club

I am struggling with the notion of the Century Club.  It indicates age or rather aging bodies.  There’s no certificate from the Queen for having crossed the 100 line nor is there any personal pride.  All it does is say … Continue reading

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Century club inductees

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Having taught 100 or more courses at Laurier is worthy of recognition in and of itself but, when that milestone is reached by a Contract Faculty member it is a testament to … Continue reading

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2017 CAS award recognizes Kimberly Ellis-Hale and James Gerlach

By Michele Kramer, President. The WLUFA CAS Award was created to recognize the exemplary contributions a Member of the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit has made to the Association. This year, the WLUFA Executive unanimously voted to have the award … Continue reading

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To Contract Faculty: Thank You!

By Kimberly Ellis-Hale. Thank you for responding to all the flash surveys, for picking up and wearing your Contract Faculty t-shirts, for attending meetings, for voting both at the beginning and the end, for reading and sharing important emails, for tweeting … Continue reading

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Contract Faculty Celebration

While it came into being as Contract Faculty’s Strike Headquarters, 165 University Ave – Unit 15’s final act will be to host a Contract Faculty Celebratory BYO Beverage of Choice Pizza Party! On February 15th from 3:30-5:30, all Contract Faculty and … Continue reading

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Key changes to Contract Faculty’s Collective Agreement

By your Contract Faculty Negotiating Team In no particular order, here are some key changes finalized in the new Collective Agreement (CA). More details will be provided at http://www.wlufa.ca when the final version of the CA is ready. Over the life … Continue reading

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The UFC: Cynicism Versus Optimism of the Will

By Garry Potter Until last Monday night I believed that the single biggest problem stopping Contract Faculty from improving their situation was the ignorance, arrogance and egoism of the full-time faculty. Most full-time faculty fail to understand that the institutionalized … Continue reading

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