Q&A with Yasser Morgan, URFA Vice-President Academic
What makes Yasser Morgan, URFA Vice-President Academic and Professor of Engineering at the University of Regina, smile when he enters a Canadian airport after returning from a trip? How do students in Morgan’s courses begin studying ten hours a week voluntarily? What is one highlight of his work with URFA to date? Find out in this Q&A.
URFA President Dr. Britt Hall shares about the power of togetherness in this Labour Day message.
Vote passes in favour of next FNUniv Sessional Member collective agreement
URFA and the First Nations University of Canada Sessional Academic Staff Member Bargaining Team are pleased to announce that FNUniv Sessional Members have voted in favour of a three-year Collective Agreement (2020 – 2022).
Q&A with Dwayne Meisner, URFA member
What began as a term with URFA’s Sessional Advocacy Committee in 2018 piqued additional interest in URFA committee contributions for Dr. Dwayne Meisner, sessional member of classics at Campion College. In this Q&A, he describes his interest in serving with URFA, explains how COVID-19 improved (yes, improved!) his teaching, and shared how he gamified a Latin course he teaches.
Show your support for your bargaining team
Download virtual resources to show you stand in solidarity with your bargaining team.
You're invited to share your sessional story
The Sessional Advocacy Committee works to represent sessionals across Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, Luther College and the University of Regina. We are working on preparing a newsletter that pertains to sessional issues and interests, and we invite submissions of material from sessionals. We want to hear your story!
What your financial support means for students
Each year the University of Regina Faculty Association awards three bursaries to students. The financial support made possible by URFA members helps students achieve their goals. Read on to find out how your support made a difference this past year.
URFA’s commitment to being an anti-racist association
Racism in all its form, including racist comments, causes harm and impacts to both directed recipients of racist acts and comments and to racialized members of the broader community. Racism harms students, staff, faculty and all those who are connected with Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, Luther College and University of Regina communities.
URFA issues letter of support for dismissed OCAD University librarians
The University of Regina Faculty Association (URFA) was dismayed to
learn of the dismissal of four senior librarians at OCAD University
Library, announced on May 4, 2021. These dismissals amount to the loss
of more than seven decades of experience and service to OCADU, and come as part of a reorganization conducted by OCADU administration without apparent or meaningful consultation.
Q&A with Michael Shires, URFA Member Mobilization Committee chair
Michael Shires, Collection Development and Subject Librarian at the Dr. Archer Library & Archives and chair of URFA’s Member Mobilization Committee, shares his interest in being involved with URFA, what he enjoys about his work as a librarian, and what he hopes fellow URFA members know about the association.