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Campus Equity Week 2013

Campus Equity Week 2013

Events listed by California State University campus. Please contact your campus CFA Chapter for more details.

CSU Bakersfield

Mon, Oct 28, 11 am-1 pm, Stockdale Room.
WORKSHOP: Know Your Rights: Lecturer evaluations.

Wed, Oct 30, 11:30–1:30, Albertson Room.
ALL FACULTY MEETING

Thu, Oct 31, 11:30-2 pm, Student Union Multipurpose Room
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: See the show “For Profit.”

CSU Chico

All week/Oct 28-31
POSTERS: Weeklong email and poster distribution campaign protesting the usage of the Lecturer L pay range, and the failure to fill vacancies in the counseling center. Email CFA Lecturer representative Curtis Peldo for details.

Thu, Oct 31, 11 am-1 pm, between Library and the creek
DISCUSSION: Around the literature table and discussion about abuse of the low-paid Lecturer L job classification and about filling vacancies at the counseling center.

CSU Channel Islands (Camarillo, CA)

Tue, Oct 29, 3-5 pm, Del Norte, Room 1500
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: See the show “For Profit.”

CSU Dominguez Hills (Carson, CA)

Tue, Oct 29, Noon-12:30 pm, East Walkway, Loker Student Union
GUERRILLA PERFORMANCE on student debt.

Tue, Oct 29, Noon-1:30, Tue, Oct 29, Noon-1:30, Loker Student Union, Ballroom A or B
PANEL DISCUSSION on “Crises in Higher Education.” Panelists include faculty members Jose Prado and Ivonne Bacazar-Heinz, a rep from Academic Professionals of California, and Students for Quality Education representative Robert DeWitz who will discuss his own experience with student debt..

CSU East Bay (Hayward, CA)

Mon, Oct 28, 5-7 pm, Biella Room, Library
CELEBRATION: Cake & champagne reception for same-gender couples who have recently gotten married.

Tue, Oct 29, 6-8 pm, Meiklejohn Hall 2031
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Showing of “For Profit,” followed by discussion and pizza party.

Thu, Oct 31, 3-5 pm, New University Union’s MPR
PANEL: “The Corporation and Privatization of Education” with guest panelists California Faculty Association President Lillian Taiz; New Faculty Majority National Coordinator Craig Flanery; and Justin Blea, CSUEB alumnus and labor organizer.

Fresno State

Tue, Oct 29, 11 am-Noon and Noon-1 pm, USU #312
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Two showings of “For Profit” hosted by CFA and Students for Quality Education. All faculty, staff and students are invited. Pizza and refreshments will be served during the presentations. See the flyer.

Wed, Oct 30, 11 am-1 pm, USU 311
MEETING: First meeting of Fresno Chapter Council on Affirmative Action. Open to all faculty. Call 559-278-4821 to RSVP. 

CSU Fullerton

Tue, Oct 29, 11:30 am-2 pm, Academic Senate Chambers
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: National Equity Week at Fullerton showing of the documentary “The Koch Bros Exposed.” Open to campus community.

Wed, Oct 30, 11:30-1:30 pm, Pollack Library/PLN #130
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: National Equity Week at Fullerton showing of video “For Profit” followed by panel discussion.

Humboldt State (Arcata, CA)

Mon, Oct 28, Noon-1 pm, Nelson Hall East 106
ISSUE DISCUSSION: Does HSU do a good job addressing issues of diversity and equity for our students, staff, and faculty members, including contingent faculty members? Are there changes we would like to see in how the university addresses diversity and equity? HSU faculty and staff members gather for a facilitated discussion to share thoughts about how these issues affect the faculty, staff, HSU’s academic departments, students, and the campus community.

Cal State Los Angeles

Tue, Oct 29, 11:30-2 pm, Student Union Theater
PANEL DISCUSSION features University of Chicago professor William Watkins, author of The Assault on Public Education with faculty member Judy Olsen, staff member Susan McEvoy, Inglewood Teachers Union rep Peter Somberg, and Students for Quality Education rep Lawrence Gendaeria. Download a flyer.

CSU Long Beach

Event 1: Thu, Oct 31, 12:30-2 pm, Anatol Center
WORKSHOP: Lecturer Info session with CFA Vice President for Lecturers North Jonathan Karpf.

Event 2: Thu, Oct 31, Noon-1:30 pm, Multicultural Center, F03-03
PANEL/LECTURE/DISCUSSION: “Break Free” – Understanding the Challenges to the Student/Faculty Education Experience and Becoming Agents for Change. Sponsored by Students for Quality Education & CFA

Maritime Academy (Vallejo, CA)

Wed, Oct 30, 6-8 pm, New Dining Facility, 3rd floor
MOVIE: Showing of the video “For Profit.”

CSU Monterey Bay (Seaside, CA)

Monday Oct 28th at 12n-2pm, UC Center Conference Room 114-116
TOWN HALL ASSEMBLY on Shared Governance: Restoring Our Vision – Regaining Our Voice. This will be a Town Hall-style discussion on the status and future of shared governance at CSUMB. Over time, the spirit of collaboration and the commitment to the CSUMB vision and shared governance appear to have eroded. Decisions about the direction of CSUMB have neglected faculty input and faculty have lacked opportunities to freely and openly discuss the well-being of the University. Faculty members committed to the vision who value a voice in shared governance should attend to share their perspectives.

CSU Northridge

Wed, Oct 30, 11:30-1pm, Jerome Richfield Room 153
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Showing of the movie “For Profit.” 

Cal Poly Pomona

Thu, Oct 31, 1-2:30 pm, Library 4th floor/Special Events Room
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Showing of the movie “For Profit”  followed by a discussion..

Sacramento State

Wed, Oct 30, 1:30-3 pm, Hinde Auditorium
FORUM on Handling Issues of Discrimination and Harassment. Sponsored by the Sac CFA chapter’s Council for Affirmative Action. Panelists:
Ernest Uwazie, Director of Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution at CSUS and Chair of the Capitol Chapter Faculty Rights Committee
Nelson Chan, Associate Chief Counsel/Educational Outreach, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
William Bishop, Director of Employment Equity at CSU Sacramento.

Thu, Oct 31, Noon-1:30, Student Union, Orchard Suite
FORUM & DISCUSSION: “Challenging Borders to Higher Education.” Sponsored by CFA and Students for Quality Education.

CSU San Bernardino

Wed, Oct 30, 11-1 pm, Panorama Room, Lower Commons
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: “For Profit” film screening followed by discussion with a panel of faculty, students, and community representatives. Sponsored by CFA & Students for Quality Education.

San Diego State

Tue, Oct 29, 12:30-1:30 pm, Faculty Staff Club
PANEL & LUNCHEON. Does SDSU do a good job addressing issues of diversity and equity for our students and faculty/staff members? With the on-going campus leadership transition, are there changes we would like to see in how the university addresses diversity and equity? SDSU faculty members gather for a facilitated discussion to share thoughts about how these issues affect the faculty, SDSU’s academic departments, students, and the campus community.

San Francisco State

Mon, Oct 28, Noon-2 pm, Malcolm X Plaza
Mon, Oct 28, Noon-2 pm, Malcolm X Plaza
SPEAK-OUT! KICKOFF CAMPUS EQUITY WEEK IN CALIFORNIA.
SFSU faculty together with campus constituencies will voice concerns about student debt, student access to public higher education, the need for equity among faculty, and how faculty/staff working conditions are the basis for student learning conditions.

  • San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía will perform with student poets.
  • Students will tell their experiences with crushing student loan debt.
  • CFA President Lillian Taiz on Kickoff of Campus Equity Week in California
  • Reps from City College of San Francisco will talk about the struggle to keep their doors open and to promote their Campus Equity Week action on Oct 31 (endorsed by SF State CFA).
  • Time for attendees to speak out about how the issues affect their work and education. 
    Event flyer available online

San Jose State

Tue, Oct 29, 3:30-5:30 pm, Almaden Room, Student Union
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Showing of “For Profit” followed by a panel discussion on student debt. Refreshments.

Wed, Oct 30, 4-6 pm, Rose Garden
RECEPTION: LGBT Wedding Reception with guest speaker Wiggsy Sivertsen, LCSW. Refreshments.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30– 8:30 PM, Building 26, Room 104
MOVIE & DISCUSSION: Showing of the video “For Profit” with food and discussion.

CSU San Marcos

Mon, Oct 28, Noon-1 pm, SBSB 4123
MEET & GREET: African American & Native American Reception

Tue, Oct 29, Noon-1 pm, Arts 111
PANEL on the connection among student debt, attacks on ethnic studies, and contingent  faculty appointments in higher education. With CSU Student Trustee Cipriano Vargas, Sociology faculty Xuan Santos and Lori Walkington.

Tue, Oct 29, Noon-1 pm, SBSB 4123
MEET & GREET: Asian/Pacific Islander Reception

Tue, Oct 29, 4-6 pm, Contact chapter for location
MEET & GREET: LGBTQI Reception

Thu, Oct 31, Noon-1 pm, Arts 111
STUDENT PERFORMANCES on Student Debt. Showing of filmed interviews with students about their debt burden, “creative” powerpoint on debt, “Debtor’s Prison: The Skit.”

Thu, Oct 31, 4-6 pm, SBSB 4221
MEET & GREET: Latina/o Reception

Fri, Nov 1, 4-7 pm, Contact chapter for location
MEET & GREET: Women’s Reception

Sonoma State (Rohnert Park, CA)

Wed, Oct 30, 11:30-1 pm, Student Union Multipurpose Room
Forum on Financial Equity. Students will speak on debt burdens. Lecturers will speak on low compensation. Tenure line faculty will address salary compression.

CSU Stanislaus (Turlock, CA)

Mon, Oct 28, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, South Dining Hall
LUNCHEON DISCUSSION: The CFA Chapter kick off Equity Week with a luncheon for the faculty At this kick off the Chapter will have poster messages around the dining area to spark discussions among faculty about the issue of inequity. Fact sheets at the table will give information about student debt, higher tuition rates and facts about the state of higher education in California and the nation.

All Week, Oct 28 –Nov 1
The CFA campus chapter will send daily emails to all faculty on gender/ethnicity, contingent faculty, lecturers’ salaries, coaches and the need for unity among the faculty.

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