Headline

May 2009

Issues of the CFA Headlines weekly newsletter from May 2009

CFA Headlines May 5, 2009 (pdf)

  1. PROP 1A & THE SPECIAL ELECTION

    1. Oakland Ed. Assn. breaks ranks with CTA on 1A
    2. More opposition to 1A: Angelides, Kuehl, UC faculty
    3. Chancellor Reed favors ballot measure that could decimate future CSU funding
    4. Let CFA know you’re committed to “Voting No on 1A”
    5. Follow the campaign on Facebook, Twitter
    6. Request absentee ballots by May 12
  2. POLITICS AND LEGISLATION

    1. Capitol Lobby Day focuses on CSU funding, accountability
    2. Padilla, Johnson address Lobby Day attendees
    3. Education committee approves bill to rein in exec pay
    4. Attend your campus budget meeting
  3. OTHER NEWS

    1. View the new CFA Magazine online
    2. Committee on Committees meet, BOT up next

CFA Headlines May 8, 2009

Special Edition
Lawsuit Filed & Dissent Grows Against Ballot Measures

CFA Headlines May 12, 2009

  1. PROP 1A & THE SPECIAL ELECTION

    1. One week ‘til election, what you can do to help
    2. Gov sells doom & gloom as his ballot measures sink
    3. Two more CTA affiliates oppose 1A
    4. Participate in a phone bank
    5. Stanislaus students oppose budget cuts in YouTube video
  2. CSU BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    1. Trustees set to approve another 10% student fee increase
  3. EXECUTIVE WATCH

    1. Daily 49er: Time for somebody else to take the CSU wheel 
    2. Former CSU exec sacked from White House post
  4. OTHER NEWS

    1. View the new CFA Magazine online
    2. SB 218: ‘Accountability Bill’ passes committee

CFA Headlines May 14, 2009 (pdf)

Special
Governor Unveils Doomsday Budget Scenarios as Support for Propositions Wanes

CFA Headlines May 15, 2009 (pdf)

Special
False Claims Made About Prop 1a in the CSU Chancellor’s May 15 Budget Update

CFA Headlines May 19, 2009 (pdf)

  1. PROP 1A & THE SPECIAL ELECTION

    1. Californians go to the polls to decide fate of ballot measures
    2. Chancellor makes false claims about 1A
    3. Faculty editorialize against Prop 1A
  2. THE STATE BUDGET AND THE CSU

    1. Governor unveils two new budget plans
    2. Students’ pleas go unanswered as Trustees approve another 10% fee hike
    3. Send in campus budget rumors
  3. OTHER NEWS

    1. View the new CFA Magazine online
    2. New CSU exec gets $285 K ‘

CFA Headlines May 20, 2009 (pdf)

Special
Proposition 1A Fails

CFA Headlines May 21, 2009 (pdf)

Special
New Poll Shows Californians want Real Budget Reform

CFA Headlines May 27, 2009 (pdf)

  1. THE STATE BUDGET AND THE CSU

    1. Gov unveils $5.5 billion in proposed cuts
    2. Plan includes elimination of Cal Grants
    3. Enrollment reductions already underway for 2009/10
    4. Send a letter to LA Times on Cal Grant cuts
    5. Send in campus budget rumors
  2. HOW TO FIX THE BUDGET

    1. Discussion grows about how to fill state’s leadership gap
    2. Sac Bee’s “the conversation” includes CFA
    3. New poll shows Californians want real budget reform
  3. FACULTY RIGHTS

    1. CFA, CSU Admin settle two disputes over student evaluations
  4. PROP 8 & EQUAL RIGHTS

    1. High Court upholds Prop 8
    2. Attend Fresno “meet in the middle” event
    3. CFA co-sponsors AJR 19 to repeal the Federal Defense of Marriage Act

CFA Headlines May 29, 2009 (pdf)

Special
Urgent! Action Needed to Promote Accountability in CSU Funding