Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Campus Community Information and Feedback Sessions

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Campus Community Information and Feedback Sessions

Join the Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion to learn about and help shape plans for McMaster’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Framework and Strategy. Dates and times are below – location to be announced shortly .

SESSIONS FOR FACULTY:

(Light snacks and refreshments provided)

Monday, November 26 from 10:30 AM –  12:00 PM

Tuesday, November 27 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM  (feel free to bring your lunch)

Thursday, November 28 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM

 

 

MUFA AGM April 25, 2018

MUFA Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Great Hall
The University Club

The Annual General Meeting of the McMaster University Faculty Association will be
held on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 in the Great Hall of the University Club.

You can obtain the meeting package by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

 

 

 

Call for Nominations – MUFA Award for Outstanding Service

MUFA Award for Outstanding Service

MUFA Award for Outstanding Service

Call for Nominations


PURPOSE

The purpose of the MUFA Award for Outstanding Service is to provide annual recognition1 for faculty and professional librarians who have made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the University through the provision of exceptional service to faculty, librarians, staff and/or students.

THE AWARD

Each year there will be a maximum of three awards in the amount of $1,500.

ELIGIBILITY

The Awards are open to all Full Members of the McMaster University Faculty Association (MUFA)2.

PROCEDURES

  1.  The MUFA Executive will appoint a selection committee to be drawn from amongst the categories of faculty, librarians, staff and students (undergraduate  and graduate).
  1. The Committee shall be comprised of no less than four, and no more than seven members, including the Chair.
  2. The MUFA Past President normally serves as Chair and is not counted as the faculty representative.
  3. The Secretary to the Committee will be the MUFA Executive Director.
  4. A quorum for a Committee meeting shall be four members in attendance, including the Chair.

2.  Nominations

  1. There will be a call for nominations through the University and MUFA electronic distribution lists, in the MUFA Newsletter, and on the MUFA webpage.
  2. Nominations must be emailed to MUFA (Hamilton Hall, Room 103A or emailed (mufa@mcmaster.ca) no later than FEBRUARY 21, 2018
  3. The nomination must include a summary of not more than 750 words highlighting the candidate’s accomplishments.
  4. Each nomination must be supported by a minimum of two and not more than four reference letters.   The reference letters must be e-mailed or mailed to MUFA, either through the nominator or directly from the reference. Reference letters should not exceed 500 words.
  5. The position and contact information for the nominator and all references must be clearly indicated.

3.  The Committee will review the nominations and will make the final decision regarding the selection of the award recipients. Some of the factors considered by the Committee will include:

  • Enhancement of the reputation of McMaster
  • University
  • Provision of excellent service
  • Demonstrated innovation
  • Breadth and depth of impact
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships
  • Evident acceptance of diversity and inclusivity at McMaster
  • Strength and diversity of supporting references4.  The faculty/librarians selected to receive the awards will be invited to attend a special reception normally held in conjunction with the MUFA Annual General Meeting and will be presented with their awards at that time. Pictures of the individual recipients and a brief summary of the rationale for their awards will be published in the MUFA Newsletter and on the MUFA webpage.

5.  Each eligible faculty/librarian who was nominated for an award will receive a letter of commendation from the MUFA President.

_____________________________________________

1MUFA faculty/librarians are not eligible for the President’s Awards for Outstanding Service, awarded by the President of McMaster University

2Those holding academic administrative appointments with the rank of Assistant Dean or higher in the current academic year are not eligible for the Award.

 

 

MUFA General Meeting

MUFA General Meeting

The General Meeting of the McMaster University Faculty Association will be
held on:

Monday, December 11th, 2017

10:00 a.m.
Council Chambers
(Gilmour Hall, Room 111)

 

You can obtain the meeting package by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

Two MUFA Members Win OCUFA Teaching Awards

Two MUFA Members Win OCUFA Teaching Awards

The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) has announced the winners of its prestigious Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards.

Please join us in congratulating Kimberly Dej (Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Sciences), and Milena Head (Professor of Information Systems) for winning this prestigious award.

“Professors and academic librarians are at the heart of our universities. They challenge and encourage their students to embrace new ideas and build a brighter future,” said OCUFA President Gyllian Phillips. “This year’s distinguished winners are all dedicated to and passionate about their work, and OCUFA is honoured to recognize them with teaching and librarianship awards.”

Check out the 2016-2017 Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards for more information. Or visit MacPherson’s OCUFA Awards page to see a list of past winners from McMaster University.

Teaching Staff Members of Board of Governors, Senate and University Planning Committee

Teaching Staff Members of Board of Governors, Senate
and University Planning Committee

 

Teaching Staff Members of Board of Governors, 2017-2018

Rafael Kleiman, Faculty of Engineering, kleiman
Deborah Sloboda, Faculty of Health Sciences, sloboda
Delsworth Harnish, Faculty of Health Sciences, harnishd
Herbert Schellhorn, Faculty of Science, schell

Teaching Staff Members of Senate, 2017-2018

Faculty of Business

Vishwanath Baba, baba (2018)
Narat Charupat, charupat, (2019)
Aaron Schat, schata (2020)

Faculty of Health Sciences
Pamela Baxter, baxterp, (2018)
Sheila Harms, harmssh (2018)
Brenda Vrkljan, vrkljan (2019)
Jonathan Schertzer, schertze (2019)

Alison Holloway, hollow (2020)
Anne Niec, niece (2020)

Faculty of Humanities
David Clark, dclark (2018)
Judy Major-Girardin, girardin (2018)
Diane Enns, ennsd (2019)
Catherine Anderson, canders (2019)
Martin Beckmann, beckmam (2020)
Nancy Doubleday, doublen (2020)

Faculty of Science
David Earn, earn (2018)
Graeme Luke, luke (2018)
Sigal Balshine, sigal (2019)
Ana Campos, camposa (2019)

Ian Dworkin, dworkin (2020)
Erik Sorensen, Sorensen (2020)

Faculty of Engineering
Carlos Filipe, filipec (2018)
Spencer Smith, smiths (2019)
Kiruba Kirubarajan, kiruba (2020)

Faculty of Social Sciences
James Gillett, gillett (2018)
Stephanie Ross, stephross (2018)
Philippa Carter, carterph (2019)
Meridith Griffin, griffmb (2019)
Robert O’Brien, obrienr (2020)
Victor Satzewich (2020)

Elected MUFA Members on the University Planning Committee, 2017-2018

Juliet Daniel, Faculty of Science, danielj (2018)
Steven Hanna, Faculty of Health Sciences, hannas (2019)
Alison McQueen, Faculty of Humanities, ajmcq (2019)
Gillian Goward, Faculty of Science, goward (2020)
Julie Richardson, Faculty of Health Sciences, jrichard (2020)

 

The domain name for all e-mail addresses is mcmaster.ca

 

Remuneration Agreement – July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

Remuneration Agreement – July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

The voting results for the Remuneration Agreement question are as follows:

I hereby approve the Remuneration Agreement for the period of July 1st, 2017 to June 30th, 2019 reached in the Joint Administration/Faculty Association Committee on March 13th, 2017.

Option:                 Votes:
YES                       443
NO                        34

VOTER SUMMARY

TOTAL:                477

For those interested, you may review the certified results from Simply Voting.

The details of the agreement can be found in the Joint Committee Agreement.

Annual General Meeting

MUFA Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Great Hall
The University Club

The Annual General Meeting of the McMaster University Faculty Association will be
held on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 in the Great Hall of the University Club.

You can obtain the meeting package by clicking on the link below:

http://macfaculty.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/AGM-25-April-2017-Meeting-Package.pdf

We look forward to seeing you there!

MUFA Award for Outstanding Service – Call for Nominations

MUFA Award for Outstanding Service – Call for Nominations

PURPOSE

The purpose of the MUFA Award for Outstanding Service is to provide annual recognition1 for faculty and professional librarians who have made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the University through the provision of exceptional service to faculty, librarians, staff and/or students.

THE AWARD

Each year there will be a maximum of three awards in the amount of $1,500.

ELIGIBILITY

The Awards are open to all Full Members of the McMaster University Faculty Association (MUFA)2.

PROCEDURES

  1. The MUFA Executive will appoint a selection committee to be drawn from amongst the categories of faculty, librarians, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate).
  • The Committee shall be comprised of no less than four, and no more than seven members, including the Chair.
  • The MUFA Past President normally serves as Chair and is not counted as the faculty representative.
  • The Secretary to the Committee will be the MUFA Executive Director.
  • A quorum for a Committee meeting shall be four members in attendance, including the Chair

2.  Nominations

  • There will be a call for nominations through the University and MUFA electronic distribution lists, in the MUFA Newsletter, and on the MUFA webpage.
  • Nominations must be emailed to MUFA (Hamilton Hall, Room 103A or emailed (mufa@mcmaster.ca) no later than February 24th, 2017.
  • The nomination must include a summary of not more than 750 words highlighting the candidate’s accomplishments.
  • Each nomination must be supported by a minimum of two and not more than four reference letters.  The reference letters must be e-mailed or mailed to MUFA, either through the nominator or directly from the reference. Reference letters should not exceed 500 words.
  • The position and contact information for the nominator and all references must be clearly indicated.
  1. The Committee will review the nominations and will make the final decision regarding the selection of the award recipients. Some of the factors considered by the Committee will include:
  • Enhancement of the reputation of McMaster University
  • Provision of excellent service
  • Demonstrated innovation
  • Breadth and depth of impact
  • The enhancement of student success
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships
  • Evident acceptance of diversity and inclusivity at McMaster
  • Strength and diversity of supporting references
  1. The faculty/librarians selected to receive the awards will be invited to attend a special reception normally held in conjunction with the MUFA Annual General Meeting and will be presented with their awards at that time. Pictures of the individual recipients and a brief summary of the rationale for their awards will be published in the MUFA Newsletter and on the MUFA webpage.
  1. Each eligible faculty/librarian who was nominated for an award will receive a letter of commendation from the MUFA President.

_____________________________________________

1MUFA faculty/librarians are not eligible for the President’s Awards for Outstanding Service, awarded by he President of McMaster University

2Those holding academic administrative appointments with the rank of Assistant Dean or higher in the current academic year are not eligible for the Award.