CFA Headlines • February 11, 2015

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CFA Spring 2015 Kickoff highlights campus-based equity programs, reopener bargaining

FEB 2015—Campus-based equity programs and reopener bargaining between CFA and CSU management were the focus of CFA’s 2015 Spring Kickoff Feb. 6 and 7.


Series spotlights CSU faculty, salary impacts

The increasing use of contingent faculty by CSU management and the hardships they face is highlighted by news organization Capital & Main.

“Teaching Today: Leleua Loupe’s journey as a freeway flyer” by David Bacon, profiles the impact stagnant salary and working conditions have had on the CSU Fullerton Lecturer’s life.


Anthem Blue Cross data breach may include faculty

California State University faculty may be among the millions of Californians whose personal information was compromised in the Anthem Blue Cross data breach last week.


SEIU launches faculty advocacy campaign with $15K per course price tag

Sticker shock might be a good way to describe it.

SEIU, a union that has been actively organizing lecturer faculty in private non-profit universities, has launched a faculty advocacy campaign that puts a $15,000 price tag for courses taught by lecturers, according to Inside Higher Ed.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Lecturer Salary Corrections

Many lecturers throughout the CSU system were appointed at low salaries and ranges despite their academic qualifications.  Our new collective bargaining agreement has two provisions to correct this problem.  


Links of the Week

GOP governors want higher education cuts to recoup budget shortfalls


Facing budget shortfalls, a handful of prominent Republicans governors want to cut funding for higher education to help make up the gap, while insisting that tax hikes are a non-starter.

University moves to part-time faculty majority