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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

 

Sankofa Anti-Racism – Roundtable Thursday

12/1/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Hundreds of university and community members have participated in the first three UMB Sankofa conversations on structural racism – the beginning of a university-wide process of making UMass Boston a leading anti-racist and health promoting university.  These have been challenging and transformative conversations, including a range of faculty, students, staff, community leaders, and politicians.  They can be viewed here: https://www.umb.edu/sankofa 

The Point: Higher Learning

11/30/2020

Greetings, Colleagues:

I hope you managed to have some kind of break and at least were able to limit your screen time over the holiday and immerse in some kind of relaxing and restorative “real” life.

The Point: Synecdoche, Massachusetts

11/23/2020

Greetings, Colleagues:

FSU Executive Committee Meeting today, 4-5:30

11/20/2020

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 FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).  

FSU Forum TODAY- Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks: NTT Equity and Inclusion

11/18/2020

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us TODAY Wednesday, November 18th for an FSU Forum about Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks, with a focus on non-tenure track faculty equity and inclusion. Faculty of all ranks are welcome and there will be substantial time for open discussion and listening to your thoughts and concerns.  

The forum will be held from 3:30-5 PM  (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

Take Action For Higher Education – MTA, Thursday, November 19th, 7:30

11/17/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The state budget proposal from the Senate Ways and Means Committee includes level-funding for public colleges and universities through June 30, 2021. Despite these promising developments, public higher education executives are continuing to make draconian cuts.   What can you do?   Two things:

3rd Sankofa Conversation – Black Lives Matter

11/17/2020

Dear FSU Members,    

FSU Wednesday Forum - Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks: NTT Equity and Inclusion

11/16/2020

Dear Colleagues, 

Please join us on Wednesday, November 18th for an FSU Forum about Building Solidarity Across Faculty Ranks, with a focus on non-tenure track faculty equity and inclusion. Faculty of all ranks are welcome and there will be substantial time for open discussion and listening to your thoughts and concerns.  

The forum will be held from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday, November 18th:   (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

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