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Forum on a Better Future for Public Higher Education


Dear Members, 

The MTA is hosting a zoom forum on Imagining a Better Future for Public Higher Education.  

We hope you will be able to attend. Details are below. 


Caroline Coscia                                 Jeff Melnick 

FSU President                                   FSU Vice President 

Senior Lecturer II                              Professor 

Political Science Department         American Studies Department

For information on the FSU, links to our contract and bargaining updates, and a calendar of events, see the FSU webpage 

Imagining a Better Future for Public Higher Education Part 2

Thursday, October 20th  From 4:30 to 5:30 pm Hosted on Zoom

 (contact FSU or Caroline Coscia for registration information).

A forum for students, staff, faculty and the community

With a new governor being elected in November and the Fair Share Amendment on the ballot (Question 1), we have a unique opportunity to address systemic inequities in our public higher education system.

Hear from the campus community and share your vision for the future of our public colleges and universities.  At the forum in September, we discussed making sure that all students receive the supports they deserve, and that educators have the fair wages and working conditions that allow them to help all their students to thrive.  Building on those topics, this forum will focus on increasing state support so that our colleges and universities can:

  1. Invest in healthy, sustainable campuses, and
  2. Provide enough financial support to students so that they can graduate debt freee