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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

 

Indigenous Peoples' Day - final event, 11/2 @ 6pm: "Indigenous Resilience, Survivance, Art, and Activism"

10/30/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) and the Institute for New England Native American Studies (INENAS) at UMass Boston, presents a concluding celebration of INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY 2020 @ UMass Boston.

Join us on November 2nd 2020, 6.00pm for exciting presentations, art, and music to conclude our celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day at UMass Boston.  Registration below.

Event:  "Indigenous Resilience, Survivance, Art, and Activism"

FSU Executive Committee Meeting today, 4-5:30

10/30/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee will be meeting TODAY Friday from 4-5:30 pm.

These meetings are open to all members.  Contact the FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom info.

The meetings tend to be a mix of routine, keep-the-trains-running, agenda items along with more substantive discussion about the larger issues facing faculty and librarians.   This week we will be talking about FSU Forums, outreach to members, the Reorganization Taskforce, and other issues.

TODAY’s Action: Defend Higher Education, 3:30pm

10/29/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Contact FSU or Steve Striffler for the zoom link for today’s Teach-in and Legislative Call Out from 3:30 to 4:30. 

If you are tired of zoom, you join us at the State Capitol at 3:30 for a socially-distanced rally!

There will be an artistic performance, speakers from local higher ed institutions, and more.  

Racial Justice and Bargaining – an FSU Forum

10/29/2020

Dear FSU Members,   

[Save the Date: Nov 6th from 4:30 to 6:00pm:contact the FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom info]

UMB-Sankofa Anti-Racism Conversation II

10/27/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Please participate in the second campus/community-wide Sankofa conversation – this Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30.

Thursday Action Zoom Link: Defend Higher Education

10/27/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The zoom link for this Thursday’s Teach-in and Legislative Call Out from 3:30 to 4:30 is available from the FSU or Steve Striffler

If you are tired of zoom, you join us at the State Capitol at 3:30 for a socially-distanced rally!

There will be an artistic performance, speakers from local higher ed institutions, and more.  

Bargaining Invite – register now for Wednesday

10/26/2020

Dear FSU Members,

As part of the FSU’s commitment to expanded bargaining (see the FSU policy here), we invite you – as members of the FSU bargaining team – to our next bargaining session on October 28th from 1pm to 3pm, where the Core Bargaining Team will receive proposals from Admin while presenting some new proposals of our own. 

Please register in advance for this webinar (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for info).

The Point: Dean David Terkla

10/26/2020

David Gabriel Terkla, 1953-2020. 

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