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October 7, 2020- FSU General Assembly


FSU General Assembly Meeting – Agenda

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm via Zoom

Contact FSU office for list of attendees



  1. Welcome and Introductions: Executive Committee members introduce themselves.

  2. Bargaining Update: Currently negotiating 2020-2023 contract. FSU now has expanded bargaining; up to 30 non-Core Bargaining Team members may attend bargaining sessions as non-speaking audience members.

  3. Faculty of Color Report: Discussion of FSU’s response to the FOC Report. FSU will hold a forum with the faculty union president at Rutgers on this topic.

  4. Grievance Update: 5 grievance officers. Discussion of Grievance Committee process.

  5. FSU Forums: Series of informational forums every couple of weeks on various topics. Upcoming forum: departmental governance and the role of NTTs in departments.

  6. FSU Committees: Discussion of how to get involved with FSU committees. Committees include Core Bargaining Team, Anti-Racism Committee, Salary Anomaly Committee, Associate Lecturer Review Committee, and others. Some committees are long-standing, and some are ad hoc and focus on specific issues. FSU committee service can be counted as required service for AFRs and ALRs.

  7. MTA Higher Education: Discussion of statewide campaign to maintain level funding for higher education. October 13 MTA Higher Education town hall with updates on regional actions. October 29 event at State House with a virtual component: teach-in and call to legislature for funding.

  8. Question and Answer Session.