CFA HEADLINES • March 18, 2020


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COVID-19: A Message to Our CFA Members

We are living in unsettling times as our lives shift daily and sometimes hourly with the evolving public health guidelines in response to COVID-19. We, like all of you, are extremely concerned about the health and safety of our state and of our CSU community. 


State Capitol Closes for Foreseeable Future After Passing $1. 1 Billion in Coronavirus Funds

Monday night, state lawmakers approved more than one billion dollars in emergency funds as the coronavirus pandemic expands throughout California and the US.


In Other News…

INSPIRING NEWS IN CHALLENGING TIMES: CFA has a few feel-good stories in these evolving times.

Have you ever seen a show at The Metropolitan Opera? Kind of tough to take a quick trip to New York City. Well, now you can watch shows free every night online. Opera Wire reports the Met Opera is beginning to stream “Nightly Met Opera Streams” beginning at 7:30PM EST/4:30PM PST every night on its website.


Faculty Rights Tip: Personnel Reviews and Student Evaluations of Teaching Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis

As we navigate this extraordinary crisis of public health together, we know that faculty are rising to the occasion (of moving to virtual instruction, counseling, and advising) and that across the board, our work is of the highest quality. 


Links of the Week

No Matter What Some Public Officials Say, the Message You Need to Hear is “Stay Home”
The discordant messages underscore the immense challenges conveying common messages during a public health crisis, one that has happened time and again as the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has swept across the country.