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CFA Mission Statement

THE MISSION & PURPOSE OF THE CALIFORNIA FACULTY ASSOCIATION

The California Faculty Association is the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the California State University faculty, including tenure-track faculty, Lecturers, Librarians, counselors and coaches.

According to the CFA Bylaws:

The CFA is established to strengthen the cause of higher education for the public good; to promote and maintain the standards and ideals of the profession; to provide a democratic voice for academic employees; to provide legislative advocacy; and to maintain collective bargaining agreements covering salaries, working conditions, and other items and conditions of employment. These agreements shall seek:

a. To obtain explicit guarantees of academic freedom, tenure, and academic due process;

b. To create orderly and clear procedures for prompt consideration of problems and grievances;

c. To promote and protect the professional and economic interests of CFA and all bargaining unit members and,

d. To promote unity among academic employees and thereby enhance the effectiveness of the CFA in representing these employees

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