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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


Update From The FSU Grievance Committee



Dear Colleague,

FSU Contract - 2020-2023


Dear FSU Members,

Attached is the FSU Contract for 2020-2023 which you can also find here.  Thanks to the Core Bargaining Team and all of you for supporting the bargaining process.

The FSU been receiving a fair amount of email about both raises and the contractual changes for NTT faculty.

REMINDER: FSU Anti-Racism Funds – Call for Proposals


Dear FSU Members,

As part of the contract negotiated by the FSU and UMB administration, the university agreed to establish a “$25,000 pool of funding in each year [of the contract that] shall be allocated to and distributed by the Provost’s office in consultation with the FSU to support anti-racism activities for faculty and librarians.” 

Summer Session Class Enrollments


Dear Faculty,

In last week’s Labor Management meeting (FSU leadership, Provost's office and HR Labor Relations) we discussed summer enrollment--specifically the low enrollments for face-to-face classes.  Many face-to-face class enrollments are at ten percent of capacity. In contrast, many remote or on-line classes are full or close to being full. The deadline to reach the required twelve students for Summer One is nearing: it is May 23rd.  

The Point: Meet the Lecturer Equity Caucus!


This week’s point was written by a group of colleagues active in the recent formation of the Lecturer Equity Caucus

Greetings, Colleagues:

FSU Executive Committee Meeting TODAY, 3-4:30


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).

Actions!: Support Classified Staff and Dorchester!


Dear FSU Members,

Two quick actions for today and tomorrow:


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