CFA Headlines • August 16, 2017

Welcome to the 2017/18 Academic Year and CFA Headlines. This weekly e-newsletter helps faculty stay connected to the California Faculty Association, and provides information and news about the union and issues facing the CSU community. Welcome to all members and new readers. Not a member of CFA? Join today!

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CFA leaders kick off AY with renewed strength, commitment to protect The People’s University

The academic year is about to get underway, but CFA activists and leaders are already hard at work building our collective strength through organizing and taking action to further protect our students and colleagues in the CSU.


Contract News: Negotiations to begin in September

It’s already that time again.

Just as faculty enjoyed a 3.5% salary increase on July 1, your CFA Bargaining Team began meeting to discuss contract negotiations with CSU management.

Bargaining for the full successor faculty contract is set to begin in September, with negotiations over salary, faculty hiring and appointments, workload, and quality of life issues as key focal areas.


Faculty to testify during Legislative hearing on CSU audit

CFA leaders will be among those providing perspective and information to lawmakers during a legislative hearing on Aug. 23 regarding the latest audit of the California State University system and faculty are encouraged to attend.


Faculty Rights Tip: Get acquainted with your evaluation criteria & procedures

With the start of a new academic year, this Faculty Rights Tip should be of interest to all faculty including coaches, counselors, librarians, lecturers, probationary, and tenured faculty.


In Other News…

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS (ICYMI): A Cal State Fullerton lecturer who had been terminated following an alleged altercation on campus last spring has been reinstated. After fierce representation by CFA during arbitration, Dr. Eric Canin will return to teaching this fall. Click here to read more.


Links of the Week

AAUP Statement Regarding Charlottesville