CFA in the News – 2020


SF State Employees Protest Layoffs
Golden Gate Xpress

Addressing Racial Injustice at CSUMB
Voices of Monterey Bay

SF State Faculty Participates in Nationwide ‘Scholar Strike’
Golden Gate Xpress

University, Labor Group Strike Preliminary Deal on Better Practices Amid Pandemic
Golden Gate Xpress


A Ballot Prop That Could Boost Racial Equity Among University Faculty

Column: Shirley Weber’s Ethnic Studies Bill is Now State Law
California Black Media

New Law Requires Ethnic Studies for All CSU Students

Hundreds of Thousands of U.S. Students Will Now be Required to Take Ethnic Studies

Governor Signs Cal State Ethnic Studies Bill into Law, Overriding Trustees’ Plan

California State University Now Requires Ethnic Studies

Newsom Signs AB 1460 into Law; Ethnic Studies Now a CSU Graduation Requirement
Daily Sundial

Overruling Cal State Trustees, Newsom Approves New Ethnic Studies Requirement
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Newsom Signs Bill Making Ethnic Studies Course a Requirement at California State University

New Law Requires Students to Complete Ethnic Studies to Graduate from California State University
NBC News

CSU Ethnic Studies Course Bill Awaits Governor Decision
CBS 8 (San Diego)

Players Battle it Out to Shape Ethnic Studies in Cal State System

California Legislature Urge Newsom to Sign Bill Requiring CSU Students to Take Ethnic Studies

Cal State Scholars Call New Ethnic Studies or Social Justice Course Requirement a “Trojan Horse”
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

United Teachers Storm Twitter Demanding Cal State L.A. to Appoint Melina Abdullah as Ethnic Studies Dean
The Sundial

California State University Trustees Vote to Make Ethnic Studies or Social Justice Class Mandatory for Students Statewide
Good Black News

JULY 2020

California Faculty Association Demands School Provide Free Tuition for Minority Students

CSU Faculty Union Demanding Free Tution for Black, Native American, and Indigenous Students

Faculty Union Points to Systemic Racism with SF State’s Administration
Golden Gate Xpress

Capitol Visitor’s Center Postponed + CFA Unveils Social Justice Plan + A New Redistricting Commission
The Sacramento Bee

California State University Faculty Call for Reforms to Improve Racial Justice Across System

JUNE 2020

CSU Ethnic Studies Requirement Passes in State Legislature After Years of Community Activism
Golden Gate Xpress

This is Not the Time to Water Down Ethnic Studies on CSU Campuses

California Moves Toward Requiring CSU Students to Take Ethnic Studies to Graduate

Santa Ana Unified School District Creates Ethnic Studies Requirement in Wake of George Floyd Protests
Voice of OC

Budget Battle Heats Up at California Capitol
KCRA 3 – Sacramento

Answering Your Questions About Moving College Online
KCBS Radio

MAY 2020

1000 SF State Faculty Sign Petition Protesting Job Cuts
Golden Gate Xpress

Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to higher education force difficult choices ahead

Cal State Stands Alone
Inside Higher Ed

California State University, Nation’s Largest 4-Year System, to Teach Remotely in Fall
Washington Post

California State University, Los Rios College Campuses Going Online for Fall 2020

How Sacramento State Plans to Adjust to CSU Campuses Moving Most Fall Classes Online
The Sacramento Bee

APRIL 2020

Anxiety Builds as California Colleges Consider How and When to Resume On-Campus Fall Courses

COVID-19: HSU’s Faculty Union Pushes Back Against Restructuring

AQ: What you need to know about the ethnic studies bill, AB 1460
State Hornet

MARCH 2020

Faculty Speaks on Difficulties of Online Transition
Daily Titan

Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety
New York Times

As Fresno Schools Suspend classes, Students Face a Different Struggle Beyond Coronavirus
Fresno Bee​

California Instructors Scramble to Adapt as Classes Move Online to Slow Coronavirus Spread

Fresno-area Colleges Cancel In-Person Classes as Officials Try to Slow Spread of Coronavirus
Fresno Bee

UPDATE: COVID-19 Sparks CSUB Petition, Provost Signals Possible Transition to Online Classes
The Runner​

Student Groups Emphasizes Importance of Marginalized Voices
Daily Titan

University Housing for Faculty and Staff
Inside Higher Ed​


Chico State Presentation Reviews Data From Student Surveys Regarding Sexual Assault, Harassment
The Orion

After Deadline, Hammer Yet to Fall on Defiant UCSC Grad Students
Santa Cruz Sentinel

An Open Letter on Student Debt
Inside Higher Ed​

Adjunct Faculty Teach for the Students, Not the Money
Pepperdine University Graphic​

Alleged Obstruction: CSU Faces Unfair Practice Charge

Coronavirus: SF State Educator Addresses Xenophobia in the Bay Area
ABC 7 - San Francisco

CSU Faculty, Workers Air Concerns
Capitol Weekly