Welcome to NUFA
Welcome to the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) website. We represent 180 full-time faculty and approximately 200 part-time Members per term.
We are organized into two bargaining units, the Full-time Academic Staff Bargaining Unit (FASBU) and the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit (CASBU) which consists of part-time faculty teaching both on-campus and online and teaching in Indigenous Education Programs, ABQ courses, as Clinical Instructors, Practical Instructors, and Course Facilitators. We negotiate separate collective agreements but share a common finance and grievance system.
News & Events
Asian Heritage Month – May 2021
May is Asian Heritage Month, when we celebrate the contributions that Asian communities have made to Canada. It is also a time to honour and support the activism of peoples of Asian descent. COVID-19 has amplified anti-Asian racism with Asian communities reporting an increase in racism, discrimination, and acts of violence. These resources are being
Read More Nipissing University Faculty Association calls for Resignations of Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Robert Haché, President of Laurentian University
April 16, 2021 – North Bay, Ontario Today, the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) echoed the calls of the York University Faculty Association (YUFA) and other bodies, for the immediate resignations of Ross Romano, Minister of Training Colleges and Universities and Robert Haché, President of Laurentian University along with his senior leadership team. These motions
Read More Nipissing University Senate passes Motion in support of Laurentian University Senate
At the April 9, 2021 Nipissing University Senate meeting, the following motion was passed unanimously: Whereas a first principle for university quality and integrity is expressed in the bicameral governance structure shared between the Board of Governors and the Academic Senate, a process clearly identified in the Nipissing University Act and Laurentian University Act; and Whereas Senators have
NUFA Responds to CCAA Process at Laurentian University
North Bay, ON, March 23, 2021 – The Nipissing University Faculty Association echoes the call of the North Bay District Labour Council, published online in the Nugget/Bay Today/My North Bay Now on March 17th, for the province to end the CCAA process at Laurentian University and to provide adequate and sustained funding to ensure the continued viability of this