CFA Headlines • February 14, 2018

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Faculty to testify on need for additional state funding for CSU during upcoming budget hearing

CFA leaders will make the case for additional state funding for the California State University to lawmakers during a budget hearing in Sacramento next week.

The Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance, chaired by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, will look over Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed 2018-19 budget, as well as discuss implications for the CSU, UC, and Community College systems.


Let’s get active! Stand with CFA on Feb. 26 and beyond

Campus CFA Chapters throughout the state will be holding events and building faculty power the week of Feb. 26, when the Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in the Janus v. AFSCME case.


Take a minute to visit the CFA Social Justice Study Hall

Did you know that CFA has a study hall? As part of CFA’s commitment to our Anti-Racism and Social Justice Transformation, we have developed the Social Justice Study Hall, where we have compiled related articles, podcasts, videos, and resources.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Reduction in Workload for New Probationary Faculty

In order to assist new probationary tenure-track faculty in their first two years of their appointment Article 20.36 of our Faculty Contract provides for a reduction in direct teaching assignments.  In other words, new probationary faculty have a reduced course load in their teaching assignment for their first two years.


In Other News…

THE WHOLE TRUTH: CSU Monterey Bay faculty sat down with Monterey County Weekly reporter Mary Duan to discuss the fallout of Executive Order 1100, which would reorganize the CSU’s lower-division GE requirements.


Links of the Week

Second judge orders DACA to continue
Inside Higher Ed