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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


Bargaining Update- 20-21 Recap


Dear FSU Members,

We thought the end of the semester would be a good time to provide an outline of where things stand in the bargaining process.  For previous bargaining updates see here, but for a broad re-cap continue reading!

Thursday FSU Forum on Fall Semester Opening



 (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

REMINDER: Bargaining Invite – Wednesday, May 12 – 1-3pm


Dear FSU Members,

We invite you – as members of the FSU bargaining team – to our next bargaining session on Wednesday, May 12th, 1-3pm.  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

CIT Forum on Immigrant/International Faculty


Dear Members,

The FSU writes to alert you to an important CIT Forum on Immigrant/International Faculty taking place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 11th, from 1-2:30pm.

This workshop will facilitate a discussion on how international staff, students, and faculty can be better supported at UMB.   Please join this important conversation.

Steve Striffler

FSU President

REMINDER: Future of Healey Library – Tuesday Forum, 10:30-11:30


Please join us for a Campus Forum on the Future of Healey Library – TOMORROW (Tuesday), May 11th from 10:30 to 11:30

Requiring Vaccinations for Faculty


Dear Members,

The FSU Executive Committee sent the below email request to the UMB Administration today on behalf of the FSU.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the FSU ( 

Dear Chancellor Suárez-Orozco and Provost Berger,

The FSU supports requiring faculty to be vaccinated in order to return to campus in the Fall.   We write to request to impact bargain the details of such a policy as soon as possible.  

The Point: See You in September!


Greetings, Colleagues:


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