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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.

 Steve Striffler, President

 fsu@umb.edu

 

Pay raises and Construction Update

3/11/2022

Dear FSU Member, 

We are providing you with a couple of updates. 

Pay Raises:  Our pay raise funding was included in Governor Baker’s February 18th Supplemental Budget request. The request is before the state legislature for debate (not for our funding but executive branch initiatives). Hopefully the legislature will vote shortly, the governor will sign and then our Human Resources can begin the process of member payment. 

FSU Elections Update

3/10/2022

Dear FSU members, 

Voting in the FSU Elections will conclude at 9:00AM, Friday 3/11. If you would like to observe the counting of votes, we will be holding a Zoom session starting at 10:00 AM tomorrow:

 (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

This will be the first time the committee is opening the election ballots, so it may take the system some time to compile. 

The Point: Who Watches the Watchmen?

3/7/2022

Greetings, Colleagues:

FSU Executive Committee Meeting TODAY, 3-4:30

3/4/2022

Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee will be TODAY Friday from 3- 4:30.

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

FSU Elections - Voting Begins Friday, 9:00AM EST

3/4/2022

Dear FSU Member,

Voting for the FSU elections will begin at 9am Friday (3/4) and will conclude 9am Friday (3/11). Friday morning you will receive an email with an individualized link to your ballot. You will use this link to cast your ballot for both President and your respective faculty or librarian rank, if applicable. Please note that Mary Oleskiewicz has removed herself from consideration for the tenured faculty nomination.

FSU Ex Com Candidate Forum- TOMORROW, Wednesday, 3-4

3/1/2022

Dear FSU Member,

We are sending this reminder regarding the Candidates Forum and the next steps in the FSU election process. We hope to see you at tomorrow’s Forum. Please note that Maria Ivanova has removed herself as candidate for the tenured representative position. An adjusted candidate slate is attached.

FSU Candidates Forum is TOMORROW Wednesday, March 2, 3:00PM – 4:00PM via Zoom

The Point: Speech! Speech!

2/28/2022

Greetings, Colleagues:

Grad Student Response to Joint Statement of Chancellor and Provost

2/21/2022

Dear Members,

We thought this response from the UMB graduate student union (GEO) to the the Joint Statement from the Chancellor and the Provost might be of interest to many of you. 

We Stand in Solidarity with Faculty

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