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2018
Bargaining Update 
Hello KFA Members! The Labour Relations Code of BC states:  “Either party to a collective agreement, whether entered into before or after the coming into force of this Code, may ...read more
KFA Response to Potential Section Reductions 
To all KFA Members, It has come to our attention that conflicting information is being circulated with regard to the development of the 2019-20 University Budget, specifically concerning number of ...read more
Grievance Regarding the Faculty of Academic & Career Advancement 
The KFA has formally grieved the recent actions of the Senior Leadership regarding the Faculty of Academic & Career Advancement (FACA). You have probably already learned about the sweeping changes ...read more
Last Call for Nominations for 2018 KFA Elections 
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In accordance with Article 7 of our Constitution and By-Laws, this is the last call for nominations for the following positions: Non-Regular Faculty Representative (November ...read more
Second Call for Nominations for 2018 KFA Elections 
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In accordance with Article 7 of our Constitution and By-Laws, this is the second call for nominations for the following positions: Non-Regular Faculty Representative (November ...read more
University Policy AR 17 – Academic Schedule and Course Timetabling 
Hello Colleagues, As you may be aware, a significant revision to University policy AR 17 – Academic Schedule and Course Timetabling, is currently posted on the University policy blog for ...read more
First Call for Nominations for 2018 KFA Elections 
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In accordance with Article 7 of our Constitution and By-Laws, this is the first call for nominations for the following positions: Non-Regular Faculty Representative (November ...read more
KFA General Meeting 
Update on the Over-Enrollment Grievance 
Dear Colleagues, This is to update you on the over-enrollment grievance. We are very happy to be able to tell you that the Employer has committed in writing to refrain ...read more
Turning the Page: KFA Presents Budget Priorities to Provincial Government Committee 
On September 17, the KFA presented to the provincial government’s Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services on how and why to prioritize post-secondary education in the 2019 budget. ...read more
Multicultural Calendar 
KPU faculty can now download a fantastic new resource—the Multicultural Calendar—directly into their Outlook calendars! The Multicultural Calendar is produced by a non-profit, Toronto-based organization called Creative Cultural Communications with ...read more
Update on Over-Enrollment Grievance 
Hello Colleagues, Despite ongoing discussion and our best efforts to come to agreement with the Employer on our over-enrollment grievance, we must inform you that the parties have not reached ...read more
Update on Over-Enrollment Grievance 
Colleagues, This is to update you regarding our grievance on the class over-enrollment issues. Last Friday afternoon, the KFA met with the Employer, represented by Dr. Davis, for the Step ...read more
Call for Applications: New Communications Coordinator position in the KFA 
The Kwantlen Faculty Association (KFA) is seeking a Communications Coordinator for a 25% release position from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. Reporting to the KFA President, the Communications ...read more
May 23 update on over-enrollments 
Colleagues, This is to update you on the over-enrollment situation, and where we are at with the grievance and other actions. Last week, a delegation from the KFA attended the ...read more
Update on Over-Enrollments 
Colleagues, Our situation with the imposed over-enrollments is becoming more clear, and it is not a pleasant view.  The approximate over-enrollment numbers are 303 sections and a total of 658 ...read more
Policy Grievance on Class Size 
To All KFA Members, I am writing to inform you that the KFA filed a new grievance on class size violation today. Yesterday, in our KFA-KPU Labour Management Relations Committee ...read more
Election Results and AGM Highlights 
Hello Faculty Members, As Officer in charge of the election, I am pleased to announce the results of our KFA Executive Committee elections, concluded yesterday at our Annual General Meeting. ...read more
Whose Land Is It Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization 
Whose Land Is It Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization Mar 9, 2018 – FPSE News FPSE announced the publication of Whose Land Is It Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization; inspired ...read more
KFA Annual General Meeting – April 10, 2018 
Upcoming KFA Elections 
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, In accordance with Article 7 of our Constitution and By-Laws, there will be calls for nominations for the following positions: President Vice-President, Negotiations Science/Applied Science ...read more
2017
KFA Annual General Meeting Update 
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, Welcome to the Summer 2017 semester! The following is an overview of key issues that involved the KFA over the last semester and an update ...read more
KFA Art Contest Awards Gala 
In support of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educator’s Open The Doors campaign, the KFA held a Multimedia Art Contest on the transformative power of education. Participants were asked to submit ...read more
KFA Art Contest Awards Gala 
In support of the Federation of Post-Secondary Educator’s Open The Doors campaign, the KFA held a Multimedia Art Contest on the transformative power of education. An Awards Gala was held ...read more