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VIUFA 2016 Annual General Meet...

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please be sure to mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Bldg 355, Lecture Theatre (203). Lunch will be served across the hall in the Lounge (Room...

Free International Women’...

Please join us in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Bldg 355, Rooms 203 and 211. All information and particulars are available by clicking on the link below. IWD Poster 2016 ...

Clarification of Changes to Be...

VIUFA members, Please see the following notice and attached document from Colleen Price, VIUFA’s Chief Steward, that was emailed to regular VIUFA members on Feb. 16, 2016: In response to several inquiries, please review this e-mail and...

Spring 2016 Pro-D Funding Oppo...

Please click on the link below to access the Funding Opportunities for VIUFA members – Spring 2016 (3 pages), created by Kathleen Reed, Chair of VIUFA’s Professional & Scholarly Development Committee. VIUFA Internal Funding Opps...

2016 Non-Regular Faculty Handb...

With the help of VIUFA’s Non-Regular Faculty Rep (Kelly Black), we have updated the members’ handbook. Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the 2016 updated Temporary (Non-Regular) Faculty...

VIUFA Community Engagement Awa...

VIUFA Community Engagement Award (2016)
The time has come again, VIUFA members, to nominate a student for the third annual Community Engagement Award. As you know, the $1,000 award honours students who have made a positive contribution to Vancouver Island University campus life...

VIUFA Social & Fundraiser

Title: VIUFA Social & Fundraiser Location: Royal Arbutus Room Description: A seasonal celebration to mark the end of the semester and the year. We will also launch our $10,000 fundraising campaign to help support our sponsored Syrian...

Funding Opportunities for VIUF...

Kathleen Reed, Chair of VIUFA’s Professional & Scholarly Development Committee, has created the attached invaluable 2-page chart containing all of the VIU and VIUFA funding opportunities for our members including eligibility, amount...

Retroactive pay to April 1/15

We are advised by VIU (Payroll Dept.) that VIUFA members’ retroactive pay to April 1, 2015 (as per the new contract) will be included in your gross pay on the November 6, 2015 pay cheque. Follow

VIUFA to Sponsor a Syrian Refu...

The Executive is pleased to announce that the following motion was carried unanimously by VIUFA members who attended the October 28, 2015 General Meeting: “That VIUFA support a Syrian student at VIU through the WUSC program for 1 year...

Non-Instructional meeting sche...

Hello fellow VIUFA non-instructional members, I have arranged a schedule of monthly brown bag lunch meetings for VIUFA non-instructional members. The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for non-instructional VIUFA members to connect...

VIUFA Non-Regular Faculty Rep ...

Please join us in welcoming KELLY BLACK as VIUFA’s new Non-Regular Faculty rep for the coming year. Follow
recent from Committee News Free International Women’s Day Event
Please join us in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Bldg 355, Rooms 203 and 211. All information and particulars are available by clicking on the link below. IWD Poster 2016 Follow
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recent from Member News VIUFA 2016 Annual General Meeting
TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please be sure to mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Bldg 355, Lecture Theatre (203). Lunch will be served across the hall in the Lounge (Room 211) from 11:45 to 12:45. Elections will follow the lunch break....