Headline

September 2009

Issues of the CFA Headlines weekly newsletter from September 2009

CFA Headlines September 1 2009 (pdf)

  1. WELCOME BACK

    1. Campuses back in session
  2. BACK TO SCHOOL EVENTS

    1. Back to school events address furloughs, budget cuts
    2. Get “CFA_News” via Twitter
  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. FURLOUGHS

    1. Download furlough fight-back tools
    2. Faculty members covered by liability insurance on furlough days
    3. View the FAQ, submit your questions
    4. Send ideas to Gov on how to improve CA via Twitter
  5. OTHER NEWS

    1. CalPERS ballots to choose Board member arrive this week
    2. UNC President embarrassed by administrative bloat
    3. Call for nominations for open CFA committee seats

CFA Headlines September 9, 2009 (pdf)

  1. WELCOME BACK

    1. Campuses back in session
  2. LEGISLATION

    1. CSU transparency bill SB 218 sent to Governor
  3. FURLOUGHS AND BUDGET CUTS

    1. Download furlough fight-back tools
    2. View the FAQ, submit your questions
  4. BARGAINING

    1. August fact finding hearings pushed back due to illness
  5. CFA ASSEMBLY

    1. CFA Assembly plots course for bargaining, spring term
  6. OTHER NEWS

    1. Cast your ballot in CalPERS election
    2. Lakoff: “privatization is the issue” in Higher Ed
    3. Get your CFA_News via Twitter
    4. Attend Cal Democratic party activist training
    5. Support striking Oakland University faculty

CFA Headlines September 15, 2009 (pdf)

  1. WELCOME BACK

    1. Bakersfield back in session
  2. FURLOUGHS AND BUDGET CUTS

    1. Self-Imposed cuts threaten Dominguez Hills academic programs
    2. Faculty vow to fight ‘downsizing of the CSU’
    3. Download furlough fight-back tools
    4. View the FAQ, submit your questions
  3. BENEFITS

    1. Bill to protect retirement benefits of furloughed employees goes to Gov
    2. Cast your ballot in CalPERS election
  4. OTHER NEWS

    1. Council for Affirmative Action prepares for fall semester
    2. AAUP seeks your input
    3. Watch the student video

CFA Headlines September 22, 2009

  1. welcome back…

    1. To East Bay, Los Angeles, Pomona, San Bernardino and San Luis Obispo, all starting classes this week. All campuses are now back in session.
  2. CSU TRUSTEES MEETING

    1. Long Beach faculty to hold ‘funeral’ for Master Plan for Higher Ed
    2. CFA leaders to call Trustees to action
  3. ON CAMPUS

    1. Dom Hills faculty resist program elimination
    2. Pomona, LA, East Bay hold back-to-school action this week
  4. LEGISLATION & POLITICS

    1. CFA Political Director seeks Assembly seat
    2. Send a message urging the Gov to sign SB218–Auxiliary Accountability
    3. Submit your ideas for legislation in 2010
    4. House passes HR 3221—Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act
  5. USEFUL LINKS

    1. View furloughs FAQ, submit your questions
    2. See popular student video on the crisis in the CSU

CFA Headlines September 29, 2009

  1. BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

    1. Faculty, staff and students mourn the master plan for higher ed
    2. Trustees review proposed budget request for 2010/11
    3. CFA issues ‘Call to Action’ urging Trustees to push hard for CSU funding
  2. ON CAMPUS

    1. More campuses hold actions on budget cuts
    2. Extreme measures to eliminate majors & programs pop up on campuses
    3. October week of action coming to your campus
  3. FURLOUGHS & BUDGET CUTS

    1. Important info for probationary & FERP faculty on the furlough side letter
    2. ‘Golden Handshake’ could save CSU money
    3. Information on COBRA for Lecturers who may lose health benefits
  4. OTHER NEWS

    1. CSU faculty support UC walkout
    2. Send a message urging the Gov to sign SB218: Accountability
    3. Submit your ideas for legislation in 2010
    4. CalPERS ballots must be postmarked by this Fri (Oct. 2)
    5. View the CFA Fall Magazine online
  5. UPCOMING EVENTS