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Representing Faculty Members and Librarians at UMass Boston Since 1976.

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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.

Caroline Coscia, President


FSU Nuts & Bolts: Salary Increases


Dear Member, 

The Point: The Mass Media and Africana Studies


Greetings, Colleagues:

Subject: A Student Journalist’s Take on the Dismantling of Africana Studies

Action: Read the article and attend today’s Faculty Council meeting to hear its resolution on Africana Studies

The Point: Home Truths


Greetings, Colleagues:

Subject: Home Sales and the Fair Share Amendment

Action Item: Learn the Truth, Vote Yes on 1, Convince Your Friends and Family Also!

MTA Retirement Workshops- July and August 2022

Hello MTA Higher Ed Members:

MTA Retirement Consultation availabilities for July and August as of 10AM on 7/1/22:

July 8-  1:10PM, 2PM, 2:50PM, 4:30PM

July 19- 9:40AM, 12:40PM, 1:30PM, 2:20PM, 3:10PM

August 4- 9:40AM, 11:10AM, 12PM, 12:50PM, 1:40PM, 2:30PM, 4:20PM




MTA Retirement Workshops- June 2022


There will be two opportunities for retirement consultation this month.  On Thursday, 6/16 and Friday, 6/24, 40-minute individual sessions are available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

April 7, 2022

FSU Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

April 7, 2022 (Zoom)

Executive Committee Members Present: Steve Striffler; Dana Commesso; Sana Haroon; Jessica Holden; Monique Fuguet; Meghan Kallman; Linda Liu; José Martinez-Reyes; Jeff Melnick; Tim Sieber

Others Present: Lorenzo Nencioli (FSU Senior Staff Member); Katie D’Urso (MTA Field Rep); Daria Boeninger; Jonathan Chu; Janna Kellinger; Kibibi Mack-Shelton; Suzanne Morris; Joe Ramsey; Amy Todd; Brian White (elected FSU Ex Comm member); David (last name?)

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2022 Candidates Slate- Revised March 1 2022

Candidates for FSU Executive Committee, Spring 2022 Election

The following individuals have submitted the required paperwork to be a candidate for a position on the FSU Executive Committee. Below is each candidate, their title, and a 150-word statement.

President – Vote for one

Caroline L. Coscia, Senior Lecturer II, Political Science


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