TUFA’s Executive Committee 2019/20

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that, as a result of the work of our Nominating and Elections Committee, we have finalized TUFA’s Executive Committee for the coming year. We would like to thank departing Executive Committee members Rita Bode, Ingrid Brenner, and Ray Dart for their service to the Association. Thanks also to … Read More

Information session on PEER REVIEW PROCESSES

To: All Faculty Members Please join us for an open information session on PEER REVIEW EVALUATION PROCESSES. The session, jointly sponsored by TUFA and the University, will focus on the review processes for Personnel Decisions related to Tenure, Permanency, Reappointment and Promotion. The session will be of interest to all who are involved in peer … Read More

Pension Plan Update

This message is sent on behalf of Steven Pillar, VP Finance & Administration, and is intended for all Trent University Faculty Association members who are actively employed and participants in The Contributory Pension Plan for TUFA Employees of Trent University. Dear Colleagues, The Trent University Faculty Association Collective Agreement is set to expire on June … Read More

Bargaining Consultation Announcement

Thanks to everyone who attended Wednesday’s General Membership meeting. Attached is a schedule of consultations with our Chief Negotiator and other members of the Executive Committee. Please feel free to participate in as many of these consultations as are relevant to your circumstances. We expect these conversations to range widely, from benefits to workload and … Read More

Negotiations Council

Negotiations Council In preparation for the upcoming round of collective bargaining, TUFA’s Executive Committee is convening the Negotiations Council to serve as a sounding board on the array of issues facing us. In the coming months, we will need to balance our negotiation priorities with respect to the things we can affect (pension migration, TUFA … Read More

Rory Coughlan 1952 -2019

It is with deep regret that we inform the membership of Rory Coughlan’s death from surgical complications on January 5th, 2019. Rory was 66 and had only recently retired as a member of our Psychology Department where he had taught since 2002. A man of principles, Rory was quick and vigorous in defense of friends, … Read More