CFA HEADLINES • February 3, 2021


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CSU Forecasts Flat Tuition, No Furloughs for 2021-22

A promise from the new chancellor as he takes over as leader of the largest public university system in the country: no tuition hikes and no systemwide employee furloughs in 2021-22.


COVID-19 Relief Necessary for CSU’s Working Parents and Caregivers

We continue to fight for paid administrative leave for faculty who need to adjust their schedules to accommodate their CSU commitments and family obligations.


In Other News…

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH: CFA Is proud to join with many educational and social justice organizations to honor African Americans and their countless contributions to America – past, present, and future. CFA will be sharing special events and resources to help members celebrate the month. In the meantime, members can use CFA’s Black History Month virtual backgrounds during their Zoom classes and meetings to commemorate this special occasion and our struggle toward racial justice.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Writing Rebuttals to Evaluations

By now, many campuses are well into their evaluation cycles. During the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty are experiencing the evaluation process under new and unprecedented conditions (e.g. remote teaching mediated through digital access inequities, virtually conducted peer observations, non-optimal work-from-home conditions, etc.).  Some CSU campus administrations have adopted “do no harm” policies that intend to lessen the stress of this evaluation cycle.


Links of the Week

California Must Lead the Way in Abolishing School and University Campus Police
The Sacramento Bee