12 Feb 2019

Academic Senate to vote on finals week requirements

The Academic Senate proposed a new draft to the university’s Academic Calendar Policy in their Feb. 5 meeting that would ameliorate some of the concerns of California Faculty Association representatives

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05 Feb 2019

Faculty union contests Academic Senate’s finals schedule policy

The California Faculty Association, a union that represents instructors at SF State, is fighting an Academic Senate policy that went into effect this fall on the grounds that it changes

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20 Apr 2017

Tuition freeze bill moves through state Assembly committees

The Higher Education Committee approved Assembly bills Tuesday that will benefit California students if passed, including one that would freeze tuition until December 2020. Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of

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25 Jan 2017

Report finds CSU funding decreases as student needs increase

The California Faculty Association released a report to faculty members revealing that the rising number of minority, low-income and first-generation students receive less funding throughout the 23 CSUs than what

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15 Apr 2016

Students rally for transparency at SF State

A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late. Issues surrounding

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11 Apr 2016

Financial analysis of SF State reveals no structural deficit

Eastern Michigan University accounting professor Howard Bunsis visited SF State Thursday, April 7 to examine the University’s uncertain financial situations, with special attention given to the Ethnic Studies funding controversy.

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07 Apr 2016

UPDATED: CFA and CSU have reached agreement; strike postponed

The California Faculty Association Board of Directors and the California State University agreed earlier Friday to terms to postpone the strike which, if approved, would amount to a nearly 11

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06 Apr 2016

BREAKING: CFA and CSU meet to negotiate in last days before system-wide strike

With the proposed California State University system-wide strike a week away, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have agreed to enter a 48-hour media blackout period to allow negotiations

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01 Apr 2016

CFA uses mock trial to explain upcoming strike

A jury of SF State students and faculty unanimously found Chancellor Timothy P. White guilty on all charges of his crimes against the California State University system during a mock

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28 Mar 2016

Update: Fact finder sides with CFA weeks before state-wide strike

The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report

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08 Mar 2016

Why I’ll strike: A letter from the CFA chapter president

Twenty-six thousand California State University faculty, including lecturers, counselors, coaches and librarians are poised to strike across all 23 campuses on April 13th if we do not receive a 5 percent

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09 Feb 2016

CSU faculty deserves to earn a living wage

The California Faculty Association announced Monday that they would launch a coordinated, five-day strike in April if the California State University does not extend a satisfactory counter offer to their

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08 Feb 2016

Faculty strike looms over April

The California Faculty Association announced the dates of a system-wide faculty strike on Monday at a press conference in Sacramento. Jennifer Eagan, the CFA president, said that the CFA board of directors determined

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26 Jan 2016

CFA threaten to strike while waiting for decision

The California Faculty Association is on the verge of a system–wide strike for a 5 percent salary raise for all CSU faculty members. Currently the CFA and the CSU are in the fact-finding process,

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17 Dec 2015

Interactive: SF State Faculty voice the need for five percent

Why is there a need for a five percent salary increase from the California State University administration? Portrait Series by Emma Chiang The California Faculty Association is in its first

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20 Nov 2015

CFA files unfair labor practice complaint against CSU

The California Faculty association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the California State University system, according to a CFA press release. Contract negotiations have been at a standstill and

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17 Nov 2015

SF State faculty picket in solidarity with colleagues

Dressed in bright red shirts reading, “I don’t want to strike but I will,” SF State faculty, students, and staff rallied in support for higher wages during the California Faculty

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19 Oct 2015

CFA kicks off strikevote

The California Faculty Association kicked off the first day of their strike vote Wednesday as part of their Fight For Five campaign to secure a 5 percent raise. Any California State University faculty that

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25 Sep 2015

CSU Faculty announce plans for potential strike

The California Faculty Association will vote next month on whether the organization will carry out a California State University system-wide strike in protest of stagnant faculty wages. The vote was

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Michael Ritter marches and chants in a picket line in front of SF State Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Students and faculty members gathered at the corner of 19th and Holloway avenues occupying part of the campus entrance.
07 Oct 2014

Faculty members ask students to join in solidarity for new labor contracts

SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty

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23 Sep 2014

CSU faculty contract negotiations at standstill after 100 days

California faculty members approach their 100th day without a new labor contract after months of salary and workload disputes with the California State University (CSU) system. The California Faculty Association

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21 May 2014

IN-DEPTH: Adjunct professors struggle with low pay, no job security

Sheila Tully, SF State’s California Faculty Association chapter president, poses in her office in HSS 331 at SF State Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress Anthropology Lecturer

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30 Oct 2012

Prop. 30 to give students helping hand with tuition woes

The life of a student isn’t what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat. It’s

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10 May 2012

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

As pressure mounts for the California Faculty Association and the California State University to reach a contract agreement, about 30 faculty and students gathered Tuesday at 19th and Holloway avenues

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02 May 2012

California Faculty Association announces rolling strikes

Members of the California Faculty Association gathered today in the quad at SF State to announce that they voted to authorize a series of rolling two-day strikes across the 23 campuses of

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18 Apr 2012

SF State's College of Extended Learning raises questions about privatization

As contract negotiations between the California Faculty Association and the California State University drag into the 22nd month and teachers have called into question the direction the system is heading, one word continues to strike a chord with

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16 Apr 2012

CFA meets at SF State Monday to vote on possible strike

The California Faculty Association gathered at SF State today as faculty members began voting on whether to strike, after contract negotiations with CSU administration broke down Friday. CFA representatives have

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14 Mar 2012

California Faculty Association could strike again

Another backlash against budget cuts and sacrifices to the education system may hit campuses in the next several months if the California Faculty Association approves a strike in mid-April. CFA

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14 Mar 2012

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: California Faculty Association and the CSU

Relations between the California Faculty Association and the CSU Administration have been tumultuous and this timeline indicates the time when there was an impasse between the two sides from 1995

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08 Nov 2011

Faculty, students picket at SF State

Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing today about the one-day faculty strike, set for Nov. 17. Teachers and students marched along 19th Avenue

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08 Nov 2011

California Faculty Association and students picket at SF State

Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing Nov. 8. Teachers and students marched along 19th Avenue to call attention to

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08 Nov 2011

Teachers and students picket at SF State

Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing today about the one-day faculty strike Nov. 17. Teachers and students marched along

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