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CFA Headlines • November 5, 2019

 

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2020 Equity Conference Marks CFA’s Continued Evolution into a Changemaking Advocate on Anti-Racism and Social Justice Fronts

Next year’s Equity Conference will be CFA’s ninth such conference, and for the first time it will be organized as a project of the Council for Racial and Social Justice. The renaming of CFA’s Council for Affirmative Action reflects the intentional progression of CFA’s Anti-Racism Social Justice Transformation. That transformational work is also visible in the selection of three themes that will be examined at the 2020 Equity Conference: Decolonization, Liberation, Joy and Resistance; Intersectional Continuums of Violence & Power; *(In)/(Hyper)Visibility, all of which are chosen to move us closer to “co-liberation,” the understanding that, just as our experiences of oppression are connected, so too are our struggles for freedoms and our pursuit of a better world.

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CSU Announces Special Committee Charged with Selecting New Chancellor to Hold Series of Meetings

The CSU Trustees’ search committee for the next Chancellor announced a series of public forums to collect input from “stakeholders and interested parties.” Following White’s announcement two weeks ago, CFA President Charles Toombs outlined some of the priorities our union believes the next Chancellor must focus on.

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In Other News…

LECTURER SHARED GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE: The 4th CFA Lecturer Shared Governance Conference will be held on Saturday, November 16th at Cal Poly Pomona. This day-long event will bring together lecturers, temporary counselors, temporary librarians, coaches, and tenure-track allies from across the CSU to engage on shared governance. The conference will include sessions onShared Governance is a Faculty Rightand Anti-Racism and Social Justice through Shared Governance.

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Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Writing Rebuttals to Evaluations

By now many campuses are well into their evaluation cycles. The Faculty Contract provision below applies to all faculty undergoing any form of evaluation, but it is especially timely for probationary faculty applying for tenure or any faculty member up for promotion.

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Links of the Week

CSUMB walks back on sneak dorm fee after students stage demonstration.
Monterey County Weekly

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