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The Dalhousie Faculty Association represents more than 900 faculty (Professors and Instructors), Professional Librarians and Counsellors working at Dalhousie University in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia.

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DFA Annual General Meeting: May 4, 2016

The DFA Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 2 p.m. in Room 1020, Kenneth C. Rowe Building. The agenda and related documents have been emailed to all members; please bring these documents to the meeting with you. The  2016-2017 DFA Executive Committee will take office at the end of… [read more]

Election results: DFA Executive Committee 2016-17

We are pleased to announce that the following people have been elected by acclamation for positions on the 2016-2017 DFA Executive Committee: President-Elect:  Darren Abramson (Philosophy) Second Vice-President:   Cindy Penney (Physiology & Biophysics) Secretary:   Jason Brown (Mathematics & Statistics) Treasurer:  David Mensink (Counselling & Psychological Services) Members-at-Large (2 years; term ending April 2018) Catrina Brown… [read more]

Employment Equity consultation sessions in April and May 2016

Dalhousie’s Human Rights, Equity and Harassment Prevention Office (HREHP) has organized a series of Employment Equity consultation sessions for faculty and staff  throughout April and May. The sessions will include facilitated discussions about the barriers to equitable employment at Dalhousie for people who belong to Equity-Seeking groups: women, racialized people, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and… [read more]

Jocelyn Downie to present Olivieri Lecture on Medical Ethics at Dalhousie, April 21

Jocelyn Downie, Professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine, will present this year’s Olivieri Lecture on Medical Ethics on Thursday, April 21.  Her topic will be “Assisted Death in Canada: Where are we? How did we get here? Where are we going?”  The lecture will take place at 7:30 pm in Room C170 of… [read more]

Dalhousie health and wellness initiatives, Spring 2016

Dalhousie’s Human Resources department has announced a series of upcoming events and programs related to health and wellness.  They begin on Friday, April 1 with a Workplace Health and Wellness Fair for faculty and staff.  The event, which will take place in the Studley Gym from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., will provide  information about… [read more]


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