Brock University Faculty Association
Representing over 570 full-time faculty members and professional librarians
Since 1965, the Brock University Faculty Association has represented thousands of workers on campus, protecting their rights, fostering a democratic and egalitarian learning atmosphere, and advocating for the best education experience for students and faculty alike.
Leading Brock Forward
BUFA’s Bargaining Backgrounders will highlight some of the key issues the Association has prioritized as part of the collective bargaining process. These articles will feature faculty members, professional librarians, Brock students, and allies. We hope these articles will generate discussion, keep members engaged, and serve to educate the wider community about the role of the Association in defending and promoting Brock’s core academic mission.
April 1, 2017 your BUFA Negotiating Team will officially serve notice to the University Administration to begin the process of renegotiating our Collective Agreement. The Collective Agreement outlines terms and conditions of work for all full-time faculty and professional librarians at Brock. We are very excited about our bargaining mandate and look forward to negotiating a settlement that will help lead Brock forward on a number of important fronts. We plan on keeping members informed regularly as the bargaining process unfolds and look forward to that communication being two-way. All Bargaining Bulletins are in the Members section!
A Website for Members
On the new BUFA website, we will share some of our knowledge, perceptions and critical analyses of the challenges facing Brock and the University’s responses. We will publish updates on our current contract negotiations. In addition, we will provide our own suggestions for addressing the University’s current difficulties, while maintaining the high academic quality of the education that we provide our students.
November 6, 2018 Dr. Gervan Fearon President & Vice-Chancellor Brock University 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way St. Catharines ON L2S 3A1 Dear President Fearon, On November 22, 2017, the Government [...]
Free expression on campuses across Ontario will soon become regulated, controlled, and policed by the Ontario government. The BUFA Executive strongly opposes this provincial directive, which was [...]
BUFA is thrilled to learn that Dr. David Hutchison was awarded an OCUFA teaching award. Congratulations David!
Monday, July 16, 2018 Dr. Gervan Fearon, President Brock University 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, ST 13th Floor St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 Dear Dr. Fearon, Recently BUFA was copied on a memo that was [...]
2018-2019 BUFA Non-tenured Faculty Representative Nominations BUFA encourages all non-tenured members (continuing ILTA and LTA members, and pre-tenure members) to consider running for election [...]
There is currently a proposal before the CRTC which would allow Internet Service Providers (such as Rogers, Bell), to block websites of their choosing in order to address supposed issues of [...]