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Standing Up For Access At KPU
The ongoing lack of stability and successive cuts and threats of cuts to the Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement (FACA), specifically to the ELST ...read more
KFacts Newsletters
KFacts FAQ: When Should I ask for KFA Representation? 
By Mark Diotte, Member-at-Large It happens. All of us, from time to time, are called into our Dean or Supervisor’s Office. Sometimes, the subject of discussion is something positive—an opportunity ...read more
KFacts: The KFA, Research, & Scholarly Activity. Part II: Protections & Other Provisions 
By Mark Diotte, Member-at-Large Aside from the Collective Agreement provisions on funding sources for research and scholarly activity discussed in Part I, the KFA has negotiated or advocated for provisions ...read more
KFacts: The KFA, Research, & Scholarly Activity. Part I: Funding 
By Mark Diotte, Member-at-Large One of the questions often brought to the Kwantlen Faculty Association office is, “what is the KFA position on research and scholarly activity?” The response is ...read more
News & Updates
Update: KFA response to the KPU Academic and Operational Continuity Plan
Dear Colleagues, The KFA Table Officers met with the Employer today regarding the recent announcement of KPU’s Academic and Operational Continuity Plan. Specifically, we discussed ...read more
Update: KFA response to the KPU Academic and Operational Continuity Plan
Colleagues, Thank you to all who have approached the KFA directly and/or contributed to the discussion on the faculty email list regarding the Employer’s proposal ...read more
KFA response to the recent KPU communication
Colleagues, The Union stands in deep opposition to the conditions the Employer is imposing for the Fall semester as conveyed to faculty and as outlined ...read more