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Academic Senate to vote on finals week requirements

Julie Parker

February 12, 2019

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 with regard to finals...

Tuition freeze bill moves through state Assembly committees

Lea Fabro

April 20, 2017

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 the California Faculty Association authored AB-393, also known as the Student Protection Act, which could freeze California...

Financial analysis of SF State reveals no structural deficit

Jordan Vail

April 11, 2016

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....

UPDATED: CFA and CSU have reached agreement; strike postponed

Joey Reams

April 7, 2016

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 percent general salary increase over...

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

Joey Reams

April 6, 2016

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 to resume without interruption,...

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

Joey Reams

March 28, 2016

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 was made public today, weeks before the planned CSU-wide strike. ...

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

Sheila Tully / Special to Xpress

March 8, 2016

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 salary increase for year...

CSU faculty deserves to earn a living wage

Darcy Fracolli and Grady Penna

February 9, 2016

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 request for a 5 percen...

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