CFA Headlines • February 25, 2015

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CFA to launch series of papers with an analysis of pay trends

Next week, CFA will release the first in a series of papers on the CSU.

The first paper tackles a pressing issue that affects every CSU faculty member—trends in faculty compensation.


Your feedback counts—Complete the faculty salary survey

Please complete a survey of CSU faculty members to help CFA’s Bargaining Team prepare for the next phase of contract talks on compensation in Year 2 (2015/16) of the faculty contract.

The survey explores how pay practices in the CSU have affected your quality of life, inside and outside of the classroom.

The talks begin again this May. Your stories help make a difference.


Legislature begins hearings on funding for public higher education

A state Assembly committee takes up public higher education funding, including money for the CSU, next week in Sacramento.


Why can’t we be Friends? Like CFA on Facebook & Twitter

Keep up with what’s happening in the CSU and with CFA in between issues of your weekly CFA Headlines via Facebook and Twitter.


National Adjunct Day of Action, Feb 25

Faculty employed on temporary appointments mark today with a wide range of actions to demand justice in employment conditions.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Check your pay

As noted in last week’s CFA Headlines, faculty members are now seeing notifications of payment of some of the salary increases negotiated in our new faculty contract.

CFA has learned of individual cases on some campuses where there have been errors in computation.  


NEA Thought & Action available by request

The new issue of Thought & Action, the National Education Association’s peer-reviewed journal of higher ed, is out and print copies are available by request this year.


Links of the Week • February 25, 2015

CSU to turn 23 campus libraries into one giant, cloud-based network
Pasadena Star News

14 top-paid Cal State bosses
San Diego Union Tribune