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About Faculty and Academic Staff Relations

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Relations (FASR) supports the academic mission and strategic research directions of the University of Guelph and the University of Guelph-Humber through the provision of professional advice and quality service to members of the University community on all matters pertaining to the terms and conditions of employment for faculty and academic staff.

Faculty and Academic Staff Relations is responsible for labour relations (including collective bargaining) and is the primary point of communication with the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA Units 1 and 2) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3913 (CUPE 3913 Units 1 and 2). This includes responsibilities associated with approximately 3,300 faculty, librarians, veterinarians, sessional lecturers, graduate teaching and service assistants, college professors, college lecturers, postdoctoral fellows, and other academic staff across approximately 40 academic units.

FASR values a healthy workplace environment that is diverse, inclusive, equitable, safe, supportive and respectful.