CFA Headlines • February 13, 2019

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CFA is building power, creating the future

We are in a unique position this spring—the proposed state budget includes an unprecedented 8% increase in funding for the CSU. We also have a governor who understands the financial struggle our students face, as well as the needs of faculty, and who is willing to take action to protect public higher education.


Universities coming to terms (or not) with their racist histories

Universities across the country, and especially in the South, are coming to terms with their histories of racism and relationship to slavery, a reckoning that is highlighted in recent Chronicle of Higher Education series.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: I Need a Union Rep!

Have you (or someone you know) ever been called into a meeting with an administrator and you were not quite sure what the meeting was about?

And once in the meeting realized, you were being questioned or investigated about some issue for which you might be disciplined, reprimanded, or otherwise negatively affected? You need, and are entitled to have, a union representative or another advocate of your choosing with you at that meeting.

You can invoke your right to have an advocate with you before or during the meeting by saying:


In Other News…

FACULTY RIGHTS ARE OUR RIGHTS: On Friday, Feb. 8, faculty rights representatives from CSU campuses gathered at a conference at San Francisco State. The San Francisco CFA Chapter hosted a fantastic event with its faculty rights panel leading the discussion on the development and work of a faculty rights committee.


Links of the Week

‘Now Comes the Hard Part’: 20-Day Strike at Wright State Has Ended
Chronicle of Higher Ed
Unionized faculty members at Wright State University returned to the classroom on Monday, ending a strike that waylaid operations at the Dayton, Ohio, institution for 20 days.