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The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston

 

 

Welcome to the FSU Site. Here you will find important information about our union, including the contract, a list of officers and  Executive Committee members, the FSU office telephone number and our address. You will also find information about current issues.   Please be sure to check the site regularly for the most recent issues facing our unit. We also have provided links to related sites that   you may find useful for union issues and for professional activities.

 Steve Striffler, President

 fsu@umb.edu

 

The Point: Synecdoche, Massachusetts

11/23/2020

Greetings, Colleagues:

FSU Executive Committee Meeting today, 4-5:30

11/20/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee will be meeting TODAY Friday from 4-5:30 pm.

These meetings are open to all members.  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).  

FSU Forum TODAY- Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks: NTT Equity and Inclusion

11/18/2020

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us TODAY Wednesday, November 18th for an FSU Forum about Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks, with a focus on non-tenure track faculty equity and inclusion. Faculty of all ranks are welcome and there will be substantial time for open discussion and listening to your thoughts and concerns.  

The forum will be held from 3:30-5 PM  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

Take Action For Higher Education – MTA, Thursday, November 19th, 7:30

11/17/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The state budget proposal from the Senate Ways and Means Committee includes level-funding for public colleges and universities through June 30, 2021. Despite these promising developments, public higher education executives are continuing to make draconian cuts.   What can you do?   Two things:

3rd Sankofa Conversation – Black Lives Matter

11/17/2020

Dear FSU Members,    

FSU Wednesday Forum - Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks: NTT Equity and Inclusion

11/16/2020

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us on Wednesday, November 18th for an FSU Forum about Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks, with a focus on non-tenure track faculty equity and inclusion. Faculty of all ranks are welcome and there will be substantial time for open discussion and listening to your thoughts and concerns.  

The forum will be held from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday, November 18th:   (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

The Point: Fitness for Duty, Season 1

11/16/2020

Greetings, Colleagues.

I am not going to claim that expanded bargaining is as compelling as whatever season of whatever television series you watched this quarantine, but you really have been missing something if you have not tuned in yet!  This past week’s episode brought some real drama, to be sure.  But as with any such series, it will take a little bit of setting up to explain why the “reveal” in this episode was so compelling. 

Yes, there will be spoilers. 

Next week (11/18)! Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks: NTT Equity and Inclusion

11/10/2020

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us on Wednesday, November 18th for an FSU Forum about Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks, with a focus on non-tenure track faculty equity and inclusion. Faculty of all ranks are welcome and there will be substantial time for open discussion and listening to your thoughts and concerns.  

The forum will be held from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday, November 18th  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

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