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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.

Marlene Kim, President

fsu@umb.edu

 
 

Update on the Faculty of Color Report

2/16/2019

Dear Colleague,

The following is an update regarding the Faculty of Color Report and what the FSU has done regarding these issues so far (see here for more information on this report). 

The first 6 items were brought up at a meeting between the FSU and the Chancellor on June 13, 2019. Others were brought up at other meetings as discussed. 

1.    Exit interview with departing faculty and why they may leave 

Invitation to a Non-Tenure Track Faculty Meeting on Oct. 25

10/10/2019

Dear Non-Tenure Track faculty colleagues:

Long term care, Bayside development meeting and info on your contract rights

10/4/2019

Dear Colleague,

As usual, a lot has been happening on campus:  

► Long term care insurance: from Mutual of Omaha is a new program that is different from the existing disability insurance that is also currently being offered. 

CPC/DPC chairs workshop next week and FSU meeting on PFML and bargaining Oct 3

9/23/2019

Dear Colleague,

I hope you are having a great beginning of the fall semester.  Two reminders on important events. 

Important Information on Non Tenure Track Faculty Contract Rights

9/19/2019

Dear NTT Colleague,

Welcome back (and a welcome to UMass for any new NTT faculty)! We know you are busy with the start of the semester but we want to be sure you are aware of important language in the FSU contract regarding non-tenure track faculty. This language covers everything from just cause rights, to promotional eligibility, to paid sick leave, and more.

Climate Strike This Friday and Other Activities

9/18/2019

Dear Colleague,

Initiated by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden, there are many activities around the climate strike this Friday—starting today.  Please join in if you can:

Welcome Back from the FSU

9/9/2019

Dear Colleague,

Welcome back to campus for those of you who are returning.  For those of you who are new, welcome to UMass Boston. We wish you a rewarding semester ahead. As you can see, we have been busy: 

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