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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

 

Vaccine Survey Results plus Health & Safety Agreement

4/5/2021

Dear FSU Members,

I wanted to inform you about two important matters- the FSU vaccine survey results and the recent union coalition memorandum of agreement on health and safety matters.

Vaccine Survey Results:

Over 400 members participated in the vaccine survey. The response was fairly definitive. 

The Point: DBC Redux

4/5/2021

Greetings, Colleagues:

FSU Annual Meeting is April 28th, 2-4- Deadline to submit new business items is April 7th

4/1/2021

Dear FSU member, 

We want to remind you that the FSU Annual Meeting is Wednesday, April 28th from 2PM to 4PM.   The deadline to submit new business items is Wednesday, April 7th (more below).

FSU Vaccine Survey – Should Vaccines be Required?- SURVEY CLOSES FRIDAY

3/31/2021

Dear FSU Members,

Thank you for filling out the vaccine survey in such large numbers….and providing such thoughtful comments.   For those who have not yet filled it out, we will close the survey Friday afternoon.   See below.

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UMB Teach-In on Dorchester Bay City

3/31/2021

Dear FSU Members,

See the attached beautiful flyer!  You are invited to a teach-in on the Dorchester Bay City Development (aka Bayside) on Thursday April 15th from 3-4:30.       (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

MTA Higher Ed Forum for UMass Boston

3/29/2021

Dear FSU Member,

On Wednesday, April 7th, from 12-1pm the MTA will be hosting a Forum on higher education for UMass Boston, Bunker Hill CC, Roxbury CC, and Mass College of Art.    (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for registration information).

FSU Vaccine Survey – Should Vaccines be Required?

3/29/2021

Dear FSU Members,

With the possibility of campus opening in a significant way for the Fall semester, the FSU has gotten an increasing number of emails about health and safety concerns, particularly with respect to whether the vaccine will be required for coming to campus.   Please fill out this four question survey and let us know what you think  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for link to the survey).

Steve Striffler

FSU President

The Point: ICYMI

3/29/2021

Greetings, Colleagues:

Some weeks I think my job in The Point is to communicate what seems like breaking news, FSU Ex-Com business of particular note, or announcements of upcoming events and actions.

Academic Freedom Forum and Resources

3/26/2021

Dear FSU Members,

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