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YUFA flags academic freedom concerns in Cromwell Report

On November 20, 2019, a student-sponsored event in Vari Hall featuring speakers from the Israeli military led to confrontations involving a number of (internal and external) groups seeking to have their views heard on the Israel-Palestine conflict. In the wake of this event, the administration commissioned an inquiry by former...

Result of vote to approve 2020-21 YUFA Budget

YUFA conducted a vote to approve the 2020-21 YUFA Budget from Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT to Friday, June 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The vote was conducted according to Articles 2 and 3.5 of the YUFA Constitution.

Notice of vote to approve 2020-21 YUFA Budget: June 12 to 19, 2020

This is to notify you that a vote to approve the 2020-21 YUFA Budget will begin on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT and end on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The results will be announced on YUFA-M shortly after voting ends on June 19.

Results of YUFA by-elections and ratification vote

YUFA recently conducted a by-election for the positions of Recording Secretary and Equity Officer on the Executive Committee. YUFA also conducted a ratification vote for the position of Stewards' Council Representative to the YUFA Executive Committee. The by-elections and ratification vote took place at the same time: from Thursday, May 28,...

YUFA Exec: ‘We must all join the fight against anti-Black racism’

On behalf of the entire membership, the Executive Committee of the York University Faculty Association (YUFA) expresses our full solidarity with the growing global movement against anti-Black racism. Like millions of people around the world who have been moved to protest in the last two weeks, we are sickened, horrified, and...

York-YUFA agreements re. COVID-19

Through regular consultations with the Employer, YUFA and the University have agreed to a number of actions with respect to the COVID-19-related disruption, on a without prejudice and without precedent basis. The agreements are as follows.

YUFA Annual General Meeting on June 3 at 10AM

Items to be discussed include the YUFA 2020-21 budget; COVID-19 and effects on campus life; online and remote teaching concerns; and other issues facing faculty. Please click here to access the meeting package.

YUFA Annual General Meeting

Mark your calendars! The YUFA Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST via Zoom. The agenda and supporting documents will be posted on the YUFA website and distributed electronically via YUFA-M on or before Wednesday, May 27, 2020. We hope to you can attend.