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The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston Quinn/2/81A 100 Morrissey Blvd Boston MA 02125 617-287-6295 | fsu@umb.edu 

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

 

FSU Annual Meeting is April 14th, 11-1- Deadline to submit new business items is Monday, March 28th

3/22/2022

Dear FSU member, 

We want to remind you that the FSU Annual Meeting is Thursday, April 14th from 11AM to 1PM.   The deadline to submit new business items is Monday, March 28th (more below).

Support Howard University NTT Faculty

3/22/2022

Dear FSU Members,

Please consider signing the solidarity statement below, written by Higher Ed Labor United in support of (and written in consultation with) Howard University NTT faculty, who are planning to strike this Wednesday. They need our support!

The Point: CC x 2

3/21/2022

Greetings, Colleagues:

Online Course Creation – Stipend?

3/18/2022

Dear FSU Members,

FSU Anti-Racism Funds – funded proposals

3/17/2022

Dear FSU Members,

As you know, the FSU and university administration agreed in the last round of bargaining that $25,000 would be devoted to anti-racist initiatives in both year two and three of the contract.  Because bargaining did not conclude until the middle of year two of the contract, we were all under something of a time crunch to determine how this money was to be spent; for year two, it needs to happen this semester.

Supporting Non-Tenure Track Faculty at UMB and Beyond

3/15/2022

Dear FSU Members,

We thought the following Webinar is particularly relevant to UMB.  It looks like a significant opportunity – and is free!

FSU

Action 3/24 - Public College Should Not be a Debt Sentence!

3/14/2022

In past years, many UMB staff, faculty and students have enjoyed visiting the State House on the annual Spring Advocacy Day organized by PHENOM (Public Higher Ed Network of Massachusetts). PHENOM needs our help this year to move a critical piece of legislation reported out of committee by April 4th. S829/H1339, An Act to Guarantee Debt-Free Public Higher Education,” would guarantee every Massachusetts resident has a right to a public higher education free of tuition, fees, and student debt and covers all MA public higher ed institutions, including UMB.

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