Headline

October 2009

Issues of the CFA Headlines weekly newsletter from October 2009

CFA Headlines October 6, 2009 (pdf)

  1. IN FOCUS

    1. October “Week of Action” coming to your campus Oct 12-15
  2. on campus

    1. Dominguez Hills…saving the university as a university
    2. Pomona, Northridge hold events to protest budget cuts
  3. the state budget and furloughs

    1. View the updated Furlough FAQ
    2. CalPERS change in holidy PPO coverage could save CSU, state millions
    3. UC President to ask feds for more help. Where is Charlie?
  4. other news

    1. With CSU in flux, faculty gather for CFA Assembly this weekend
    2. Gov. candidate Whitman: State workers are ’selfish and arrogant’
  5. links of the week

  6. upcoming events

  7. week of action schedule

CFA Headlines October 13, 2009 (pdf)

  1. IN FOCUS

    1. Rallies, actions promote support for AB 656: Cal. Higher Education Fund as CFA’s “Week of Action” rolls through state
  2. SAVING CSU DOMINGUEZ HILLS

    1. Assemblymember Lieu condemns premature program cuts
    2. CFA Assembly passes resolution opposing program elimination
  3. CSU BUDGET DOLLARS & THE CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE

    1. Chancellor’s shifty accounting of federal stimulus funds raises questions
    2. Admin settles CFA grievance; $600,000 moved to instruction
    3. Chair of Trustees bemoans the decline of CSU funding
  4. LEGISLATION

    1. Gov. signs AB 399 regarding PERS Service Credit
    2. Arnold flunks again, vetoes SB 218
  5. CFA ASSEMBLY

    1. CFA Assembly plots course for bargaining, spring term
  6. LINKS OF THE WEEk

  7. WEEK OF ACTION SCHEDULE

CFA Headlines October 27, 2009 (pdf)

  1. IN FOCUS

    1. Bargaining in difficult times; attend your campus CFA meeting
  2. TAKE ACTION

    1. Add your name to AB 656 “The California Higher Education Fund”
    2. UC Berkeley conference calls for statewide action on March 4
  3. THE FUTURE OF THE CSU?

    1. Funding crisis gives cover to academic closure “hit lists”
    2. Time extended for closure decisions at Dominguez Hills
  4. NOT WITH THE MISSION

    1. Let them eat ice cream; Stanislaus prez on college as a privilege
  5. DEFENDING PUBLIC HIGHER ED – LAST WEEK

    1. Students walked out in protest at Fresno last week
    2. March & rally at Stanislaus begins letter-writing to campus prez
  6. DEFENDING PUBLIC HIGHER ED – THIS WEEK

    1. San Marcos, Dominguez Hills & San Diego host AAUP’s Rhoades
    2. Sonoma: Naomi Klein on “The Shock Doctrine California Style”
    3. Bakersfield: Panel on AB 656 to help fund the CSU
  7. links of the week

  8. SCHEDULE OF ALL-FACULTY BARGAINING MEETINGS

  9. UPCOMING EVENTS