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December 2, 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

FSU Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

December 2, 2022 (hybrid: ISC 1-1400 and Zoom)

Executive Committee Members Present: Caroline Coscia (President); Jeff Melnick (Vice President); Chris Barcelos; Monique Fuguet; Sana Haroon; Jessica Holden; Meghan Kallman; Linda Liu; Brian White

Others Present: Lorenzo Nencioli (FSU Senior Staff Member); Katie D’Urso (MTA rep); Maryann Brink; George Kelley; Meesh McCarthy

  1. Approval of Minutes: Motion to approve the minutes of the November 16 Executive Committee Meeting. Motion seconded. Motion passes unanimously.

  2. Labor Management Update: FSU sets the agenda for these meetings. The next meeting is scheduled for December 7. Discussion items will include timing of RES funds, Africana Studies, how NTT courses are counted toward state retirement, and faculty service, including service loads for Senior Lecturer IIs.

  3. Health and Safety Committee Update: The last meeting was on Monday, November 28. Caroline attended with representatives from the other unions. Discussion of CSU concerns, including security officers being replaced by student cadets, who have master keys. This is a security issue if students are able to enter faculty offices.

  4. Academic Reorganization: Discussion of the Provost’s memo from earlier this week, including impact bargaining, faculty solidarity, member engagement, activity-based budgeting, college-level budgets, and the impact of the potential reorganization on both NTT faculty and students. Monday’s issue of The Point will be written by Steve Striffler on activity-based budgeting.