Faculty Relations Newsletters

Timely Faculty News & Information

Faculty Relations newsletters are produced 3 or 4 times per year and are emailed to administrators, Heads and Deans. To subscribe to the Faculty Relations newsletter please send an email to listserv@lists.ubc.ca with “subscribe fr-newsletter” in the body of the email (do not include quotation marks).

Date Topic List
2017 July
2017 March
2016 August
2016 March
2015 November
2015 July
2015 March
2014 November
2014 June
2014 February
2013 November
2013 July
2013 April
2012 November
2012 July
2012 March
2011 October
2011 July
2011 March
  • 2010 & 2011 Faculty Salary Increases
  • Faculty Annual Reports Due
  • Changes to the Collective Agreement
  • Important Immigration Changes
  • Permanent Resident Visa
  • School Fees for Non-Canadians
  • Pay Equity
  • Tenure and Promotion Workshops
  • Amended Policy #22 – Heads of Academic Units
  • Talking to a Faculty Member when the UBCFA is Involved
  • Increase in Professional Development Reimbursement Funds for Faculty
  • PDR for Sessional Lecturers Without Continuing Status
  • Reminder to Administrators Regarding Sessional Lecturers Without Continuing Status and Their FTEs
  • Faculty Pension Plan Open House
  • Healthy UBC Blog
  • Update on Benefits for Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Welcome to Kailey Patton, Faculty Relations Receptionist
2010 November
  • Taxation of Post Doctoral Fellowship Earnings
  • Post Doctoral Fellow Earnings Codes
  • Post Doctoral Fellows Orientation
  • University-Wide Orientation for new Faculty and Staff
  • Changes to Faculty Term Appointments Without Review Policy
  • Revised Faculty Appointment Form
  • Revised Procedure – Payments for Honorary Appointments
  • New Requirements for Pre-approvals of Labour Market Opinion Exemptions
  • Faculty Annual Reports due March 2011
  • Tuition Fee Waiver Benefit
  • Departmental Consultation Committees for Tenure Cases
  • Senior Appointment Guidelines 2010/11
  • Farewell to Alma Salvador, Faculty Relations Receptionist
2010 July
  • New Associate Dean, Post Doctoral Fellows
  • Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)
  • New HRMS Query 45 – Honoraria
  • Offer Letters
  • Joint Appointments and Workload
  • Relocation of Foreign Academics
  • Updates to Foreign Academic Data Form
  • Appointing Existing Faculty Members to New Appointments
  • Update on Fiscal Dividend Plan
  • SAC Guideline – Call for Suggestions on Revisions
  • Ontario Urges Universities to Agree to Wage Freeze
2010 April
  • Collective Bargaining Update – UBC and the Faculty Association of UBC
  • Summer Sessional Appointments and Benefits
  • Faculty Salary Increases
  • Faculty Appointment Ranks
  • Immigration Updates
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – New Initiatives at UBC
  • Retirement Workshops
  • Faculty Pension Plan Open House
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Reminder
  • CWL Access for New Hires
2009 December
  • New Tenure and Promotion Guide 2009/10
  • Immigration from the US – New Policy for Police Certificates
  • New Website: Employee or Independent Contractor?
  • Advertising Positions for Teaching Assistants
  • Offer Letters for Sessionals
  • First Paycheques
  • Reappointment Confirmation Template
  • Reminder Re Confidentiality
  • CUFA BC – Early in Career Award Announcement
  • Managing Sick Leaves
  • Reminder Regarding Illness and Tenure Clocks
  • Vacation Entitlement for Faculty Members
  • Reminder Re Deaths and Resignations
  • Tuition Fee Waiver Application Deadline
  • Requests for Appointment from Other Universities
  • A-Z Guide
  • Staff Changes in Faculty Relations
  • Happy Holidays!
2009 September
  • H1N1 News & Updates
  • Taxable Benefits for Tuition
  • Offer Letters – Updated Templates
  • Sessional Lecturers: Financing
  • Guidelines for Advertising Positions
  • Equity Statement Updated
  • Approval of Tenure Stream Ads
  • Faculty Payment Reminder
  • HON/HN1 Query
  • Faculty Appointment Form
  • Policy #25 – Changes
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Work-life and Relocation Services Centre
  • Leadership for Heads, Directors and Associate Deans
  • Staff Changes in Faculty Relations
June 2009
  • Sessional Benefits
  • Notice Requirements for Termination of Research Associates & Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Offer Letters
  • Retirement Workshops @ UBCV
  • Retirement Statistics
  • Financial Retirement Counselling Form
  • Retirement Options Pilot Project Extension
  • Rehiring Retired Faculty
  • Retirement Information Update
  • Work Permit – Timing
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Cut-Off Date – June 30th!
  • Librarian Appointment Committee Guidelines
  • Faculty Association Dues Increase
  • Instructor I Qualifications @ UBCV
  • Immigration Updates
  • Focus on People Annual Report
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Newsletter
2009 February
  • Postdoctoral Fellows
2009 February
  • Staff Updates
  • New Administrator’s Calendar
  • Permanent Residency – Canadian Experience Class
  • Paying Sessional Lecturers
  • New Hires and Direct Deposit
  • Up-to-date Email Addresses
  • Tuition Waivers Now On-line
  • Emeritus Status
  • Reappointments – Tenure Track
  • Reappointments
  • Term Positions
  • New Recruitment Record Keeping Rule
  • The New Reappointment, Promotion & Tenure Procedures Guide
  • Faculty Appointment Form Updated
  • Advertisements for Faculty Positions
  • Capping Benefits Maintenance While on an Unpaid Leave of Absence
  • Convocation Regalia Now an Eligible PDR Expense
  • Impact of Other Leaves on Study Leave Eligibility
  • Workplace Experiences Survey
  • Joint Appointment Checklist

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