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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.

Caroline Coscia, President


April 7, 2022

FSU Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

April 7, 2022 (Zoom)

Executive Committee Members Present: Steve Striffler; Dana Commesso; Sana Haroon; Jessica Holden; Monique Fuguet; Meghan Kallman; Linda Liu; José Martinez-Reyes; Jeff Melnick; Tim Sieber

Others Present: Lorenzo Nencioli (FSU Senior Staff Member); Katie D’Urso (MTA Field Rep); Daria Boeninger; Jonathan Chu; Janna Kellinger; Kibibi Mack-Shelton; Suzanne Morris; Joe Ramsey; Amy Todd; Brian White (elected FSU Ex Comm member); David (last name?)

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2022 Candidates Slate- Revised March 1 2022

Candidates for FSU Executive Committee, Spring 2022 Election

The following individuals have submitted the required paperwork to be a candidate for a position on the FSU Executive Committee. Below is each candidate, their title, and a 150-word statement.

President – Vote for one

Caroline L. Coscia, Senior Lecturer II, Political Science

Latest admin proposal: RES funds


Dear FSU Members,

Update: During bargaining on Tuesday the Administration verbally presented a possible proposal to change how RES Funds are utilized.  A written proposal will soon follow.

FSU Bargaining Impact of COVID-19 3/27/20


Dear Faculty and Librarians,

We hope you are safe and well.

Owning our Past: Learning from the Turbulent History of UMass Boston and Columbia Point


Owning our Past: Learning from the Turbulent History of UMass Boston and Columbia Point

Tim Sieber, Professor of Anthropology and Executive Committee Member, Faculty Staff Union1

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