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Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

Governor Brown’s proposed final budget plan is not enough to fund Cal State system

January 21, 2018

Just hours after California Governor Jerry Brown released his budget plan on Jan. 10, members of the Cal State system were quick to criticize. Brown’s plan offered to allocate $92.1 million toward the...

Across the CSU system, faculty will get a salary increase

Across the CSU system, faculty will get a salary increase

November 9, 2017

During the second day of the Board of Trustees meeting, the board ratified an extension for the collective bargaining agreement between the Cal State system and the California Faculty Association, which i...

California Faculty Association invited faculty members to voice their individual campus safety opinions

Payton Cōplin and Roslin Ojeda, Staff Writers

October 4, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Today

A forum geared toward faculty safety took place Wednesday at the Karl Anatol Center and allowed 40 members of Cal State Long Beach to voice their concerns about protocol in the event of an emergency. Deborah Hamm, California Faculty Association representative and education lecturer,  led the discussion alongside Mark Wiley, associate vice president of faculty affairs at CSULB. Less than an hour into the conversation, the for...

CSU Board of Trustees extends bargaining with faculty

CSU Board of Trustees extends bargaining with faculty

September 26, 2017

The Cal State University Board of Trustees have extended a tentative bargaining agreement with the California Faculty Association to incrementally raise faculty pay over the next two years. Michael Uh...

California State University Employee’s Union calls for change in employee contracts

Sol Mendez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

With just nine weeks before contract renewal with California State University, the CSU Employee Union has recently began the bargaining process of their contract in order to secure and better the rights of employees covered by the union. The CSUEU represents approximately 16,000 employees across all 23 CSU campuses. According to the union’s website, the primary focus of the union is in protecting, maintaining and enhan...

CFA sponsors moratorium on tuition increases

Micayla Vermeeren, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2017

Filed under CSU, News, Showcase

The general public was introduced to a tuition-freezing bill known as the Student Protection Act Tuesday morning at Sacramento State University. Written by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva of the 65th district and sponsored by the California Faculty Association, Assembly Bill 393 proposes a four-year moratorium on systemwide tuition and student fee increases. “The specific systemic problem we confront today is the long, ...

CSULB Academic Senate applauds new pay range agreement

Valerie Osier, News Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

California Faculty Association Long Beach chapter president Doug Domingo-Foraste announced to the Academic Senate on Thursday that the CFA worked out an agreement with the California State University Chancellor’s office to fix the range-elevation pay scale for lecturers. Lecturers are hired into a salary range: A, B, C or D, that reflects their pay scale. For example, Range B is equivalent to an assistant professor pa...

CSU salary drought

Nicca Panggat, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

The California Faculty Association released on Tuesday the first of a series of four “White Papers,” which is a report that accuses California State University administrators of failing to invest in student success. Titled “Race to the Bottom: CSU’s 10-year Failure to Fund its Core Mission,” the first paper is an analysis of pay trends for professors, librarians, counselors and coaches within the system. The...