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Simon Fraser University Faculty Association fonds
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1963 - 1991 (Creation)
- Simon Fraser University Faculty Association
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3 m of textual records
1 sound recording
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The Simon Fraser University Faculty Association was incorporated under the British Columbia Societies Act on June 24, 1969, although it had been active on campus since the university opened in 1965. The Association is concerned with the economic benefits available to faculty including salary and fringe benefits; grievances; conditions of employment; procedural matters with respect to promotion, granting of tenure, dismissal and disciplinary actions; and other related areas. The Faculty Association also concerns itself with asserting the integrity of the academic profession, defending independence of thought, and encouraging the social and recreational association of its members.
On the Provincial level, the Association is a charter member of the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFABC) and is a member of the governing council. Nationally, the Simon Fraser University Faculty Association is a member of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).
An Executive Council elected by the membership administers the Faculty Association. The Executive consists of the President, Vice President, and Directors. In 1969, there were six Directors, which increased to eight by 1998. See Appendix A8 for a list of Executive Committee members from 1965 to 1988. Over the years various standing and ad hoc committees have assisted the Executive Council. The most recent constitution (1998) provides for an Economic Benefits Committee and a Pension Committee.
Currently, the Faculty Association continues to advocate on behalf of its members, and acts as their representative in the faculty's relationship with the university.
Scope and content
The fonds consist of records created, received, and collected by the Simon Fraser University Faculty Association in carrying out its functional activities. Includes records relating to its Constitution and by-laws, policy development, correspondence, general and special meetings, the executive committee, standing and ad hoc committees, and publications.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds was donated by the Simon Fraser Faculty Association in several accessions.
The materials were arranged by the Archivist.
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Restrictions on access
Some files may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these files may be restricted as stipulated by Archives policy or the donor. Files marked 'pending review' must be reviewed by an archivist prior to release, and as a result of the review access restrictions may apply. Please see the file lists and consult the archivist for more details.
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Series descriptions and file lists are available.
See also inventories of the Faculty Council F-112, the Joint Faculty F-113, and the Simon Fraser University Faculty Women's Association F-78.
All accessions have been processed as of September 2002. Further accruals are expected.
Fonds includes 1 sound recording (item F-79-6-8-0-16-1) of a grievance hearing, original on audio tape, backup copy subsequently made by the Archives on audio cassette.
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Finding aid prepared by Krisztina Laszlo, Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (August 1999); updated by Richard Dancy (January 2006); items re-numbered, access points at series level added (September 2012).