CFA Headlines • March 7, 2018

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Senate hearing on CSU budget needs faculty voices

The CSU budget needs and deserves additional state funding this fiscal year, a message CFA will be taking to a state Senate Budget Subcommittee on March 15 at the State Capitol.

Faculty and student voices are needed to help drive home the message that lawmakers need to reinvest in the People’s University. Real stories from those most impacted by budget decisions – our underrepresented students and their teachers – can make a lasting impression, and impact, on policymakers.   


Make plans to #FreeTheCSU on April 4

Need a good reason to come to the State Capitol on April 4 to fight for additional funding for the CSU? We have 23! 


Wolves and sheep: For-profits in non-profit clothing

For-profit online “universities” have repeatedly demonstrated that students who enroll in these predatory “colleges” get ripped off financially and educationally. Almost universally, students who enroll in for-profits end up deeply in debt with no hopes of ever earning enough to dig their way out.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Department Chairs are Faculty and in the Bargaining Unit

Department Chairs, while carrying out some administrative duties in assigning work to faculty, are not management personnel.  Department Chairs are faculty, and like all CSU faculty, Department Chairs are represented by CFA.  


In Other News…

POWER TO THE PEOPLE: The California Conference of AAUP is weighing in CSU Executive Orders 1100 and 1110, calling them a direct assault on the principles of shared governance and demanding that CSU Chancellor White refrain from taking further action.


Links of the Week

The real reason the investor class hates pensions
NY Times