Staff & Faculty

Making up approximately half the University, the Faculty of Arts and Science offers twenty-seven departments and schools that provide an extraordinary scope of educational possibilities encompassing the creative arts, languages, humanities, social sciences, and physical and natural sciences.

This portion of our website is for you - the staff and faculty of Arts and Science. A place to find forms, policies, resources and important events.

Staff & Faculty Events & Deadlines Calendar

  • Thursday November 15, 2018
    Renewal, Tenure, and Promotion file will be made available to all RTP Committee Members. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.3)
  • Friday November 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
    THE FIREPLACE SERIES: An Interdisciplinary Conversation with Laura Murray and Andra McCartney
  • Friday November 16, 2018 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
    ASTO (Arts and Science Teaching Orientation - for new faculty): Active learning - large classes
  • Friday November 16, 2018 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Saturday November 17, 2018 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Fall Preview
  • Monday November 26, 2018 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Principal’s Symposium: Imagining our Digital Future
  • Monday November 26, 2018 at 12:00pm
    deadline to submit agenda items for Faculty Board
  • Tuesday November 27, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Wednesday November 28, 2018 from 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Thursday November 29, 2018
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Friday November 30, 2018
    Fall Term classes end
  • Friday November 30, 2018
    The Dean shall inform academic leave applicants of the decision regarding leave. (see Collective Agreement Article 33.1.3.3 (b))
  • Friday November 30, 2018 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
    ASTO (Arts and Science Teaching Orientation - for new faculty): Active Learning - small classes
  • Saturday December 1, 2018 to Wednesday December 5, 2018
    Fall Term pre-examination study period
  • Tuesday December 4, 2018
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Wednesday December 5, 2018 to Friday December 21, 2018
    Final examinations in Fall Term classes and mid-year tests in multi-term classes
  • Wednesday December 5, 2018 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
    ASTO (Arts and Science Teaching Orientation - for new faculty): Retreat
  • Thursday December 6, 2018
    Commemoration Day (examinations will not be held)
  • Thursday December 6, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday December 7, 2018 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Tuesday December 11, 2018
    Faculty Writing Retreat
  • Tuesday December 11, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday December 14, 2018 from 10:30am to 12:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Friday December 14, 2018 from 12:30pm to 3:00pm
    COD building leadership capacity workshop
  • Saturday December 15, 2018
    RTP Committee Chair will submit to the Unit Head the RTP file and written recommendation of the Committee with its reasons and any dissenting views. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.6)
  • Saturday December 15, 2018
    The Committee's recommendation shall be forwarded to the Member, who will have seven days to respond to the recommendation. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.7 (a))
  • Monday December 31, 2018
    Fall Term ends
  • Tuesday January 1, 2019
    New Year's Day (University closed; classes will not be held)
  • Wednesday January 2, 2019
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Wednesday January 2, 2019
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Thursday January 3, 2019 at 12:00pm
    Deadline to submit all mid-year and final grades for Fall 2018 (noon)
  • Monday January 7, 2019
    Winter Term classes begin
  • Tuesday January 8, 2019 at 12:00pm
    deadline to submit agenda items for Faculty Board
  • Tuesday January 8, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Thursday January 10, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Thursday January 10, 2019 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
    New Faculty Welcome Reception (Arts and Science)
  • Friday January 11, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Tuesday January 15, 2019
    The Unit Head's recommendation shall be forwarded to the Member, who will have ten days to respond to the recommendation. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.8.)
  • Tuesday January 15, 2019
    Unit Head shall submit to the Dean the following material: RTP file, written recommendation of the Committee with its reasons and any dissenting views and the Member's response to the Committee's recommendation (if any), and the Dept. Head's written recommendation and reasons. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.7(f))
  • Friday January 18, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Tuesday January 29, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Wednesday January 30, 2019 from 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Thursday January 31, 2019
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Friday February 1, 2019
    Deadline for submission of faculty Annual/Biennial Reports to Unit Heads. (see Collective Agreement Article 28.2.1)
  • Monday February 4, 2019 at 12:00pm
    deadline to submit agenda items for Faculty Board
  • Tuesday February 5, 2019
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Thursday February 7, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday February 8, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Tuesday February 12, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday February 15, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Monday February 18, 2019
    Family Day (classes will not be held)
  • Tuesday February 19, 2019 to Saturday February 23, 2019
    Winter mid-term Reading Week
  • Thursday February 28, 2019
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Friday March 1, 2019
    Deadline to submit RTP file and Dean's recommendation to Principal. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.14.13)
  • Friday March 1, 2019
    Notice Available for Term Adjunct Appointments shall be posted on the Unit Website on or before March 1 (for Summer Term courses). (see Collective Agreement Article 25.10.1.2 (a))
  • Friday March 1, 2019
    CRC Tier I and II nominations due to Faculty Office (for April submission)
  • Monday March 4, 2019 at 12:00pm
    deadline to submit agenda items for Faculty Board
  • Tuesday March 5, 2019
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Tuesday March 5, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Thursday March 7, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday March 8, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Saturday March 9, 2019 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
    March Break Open House
  • Tuesday March 12, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday March 15, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 12:00pm
    deadline to submit agenda items for Faculty Board
  • Thursday March 28, 2019
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Sunday March 31, 2019
    Fiscal year-end deadline for faculty members to submit claims for Professional Expense Reimbursement to Kellie Hart, ext. 75594
  • Monday April 1, 2019
    Principal informs Renewal candidates of his decision in writing. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.15.4)
  • Tuesday April 2, 2019
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Tuesday April 2, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Wednesday April 3, 2019 from 10:30am to 12:00pm
    Undergrad Chairs Meeting
  • Thursday April 4, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Friday April 5, 2019
    Winter Term classes end
  • Friday April 5, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Faculty Board
  • Saturday April 6, 2019 to Thursday April 11, 2019
    Winter Term pre-examination study period
  • Tuesday April 9, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Thursday April 11, 2019 to Sunday April 28, 2019
    Final examinations in Winter Term and multi-term classes
  • Monday April 15, 2019
    Principal informs Tenure and/or Promotion to Associate Professor candidates of his decision in writing. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.15.4)
  • Monday April 15, 2019
    Unit Heads to provide initial workload proposals to faculty members in writing. (See Collective Agreement Article 37.2.3)
  • Friday April 19, 2019
    Good Friday (examinations will not be held)
  • Thursday April 25, 2019
    Science Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Friday April 26, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Tuesday April 30, 2019
    Winter Term ends
  • Wednesday May 1, 2019
    Each Unit shall elect a standing RTP Committee. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.2.1)
  • Wednesday May 1, 2019
    An Appointments Committee shall be established in each Unit. (see Collective Agreement Article 25.5.1)
  • Wednesday May 1, 2019
    Summer Term begins
  • Thursday May 2, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Science Graduate Council Meeting
  • Monday May 6, 2019
    Summer Term classes begin (May-June/6W1 and May-July/12W Sessions)
  • Tuesday May 7, 2019
    Arts Graduate Council Agenda Items Due to Council Secretary
  • Tuesday May 14, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
    Arts Graduate Council Meeting
  • Wednesday May 15, 2019
    Unit Head shall (a) notify all Members of the Unit of the Promotion deadlines for the coming year, (b) provide written notification of the notice of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) to all Members within the Unit, and (c) notify all Members eligible for Renewal or Tenure in writing of their eligibility, and in that notice draw their attention to Appendix O. If the Unit Head uses e-mail to notify the Member, it shall be followed up by a letter. The Unit Head shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Member has received timely notice. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.7.2)
  • Wednesday May 15, 2019
    Principal informs Promotion to Full Professor candidates of decision in writing. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.15.4)
  • Wednesday May 15, 2019
    Unit Head must inform faculty members of their eligibility for Renewal, Tenure or Continuing Appointment in writing. (see Collective Agreement Article 30.7.2)
  • Friday May 17, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Monday May 20, 2019
    Victoria Day (classes will not be held)
  • Thursday May 30, 2019
    Heads to provide Faculty with their workloads for the period of September to August in writing. (see Collective Agreement Article 37.2.3)
  • Saturday June 1, 2019
    Notice Available for Term Adjunct Appointments shall be posted on the Unit Website on or before June 1 (for Fall Term and Fall-Winter Term courses). (see Collective Agreement Article 25.10.1.2 (a))
  • Friday June 14, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
    Committee of Departments
  • Friday June 21, 2019
    National Indigenous Peoples Day