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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


SANKOFA Series Continues! Structural Racism and Climate Justice


Dear FSU Members,

The UMB Sankofa Series that began in the Fall of 2020 continues, now with a stimulating conversation moderated by Professors Keith Jones and Tony Van Der Meer on structural racism and climate justice with an insightful group of scholars and activists.  The conversation takes place this Wednesday, March 30th, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Registration link below.

The Point: “Campus” Updates?


Greetings, Colleagues:

Those of you who read these email blasts regularly (blessings on you if you do!) have probably noticed that I always end The Point with some version of “This is your union” and an invitation to be in touch with the union leadership through our email address

FSU Executive Committee Meeting TODAY, 11-12:30


Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee will be TODAY Thursday from 11- 12:30.

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

Easy Action – Support Debt Free College Education in Massachusetts


Dear FSU Members,


You might have heard the news that this week New Mexico became the 31st state to offer some kind of statewide debt-free college. We need your help to win that in Massachusetts! 

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


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


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!


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