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Representing Faculty Members and Librarians at UMass Boston Since 1976.

The Faculty Staff Union of UMass Boston Quinn/2/81A 100 Morrissey Blvd Boston MA 02125 617-287-6295 | fsu@umb.edu 

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

 

FSU Ex Com Candidate Forum- TOMORROW, Wednesday, 3-4

3/1/2022

Dear FSU Member,

We are sending this reminder regarding the Candidates Forum and the next steps in the FSU election process. We hope to see you at tomorrow’s Forum. Please note that Maria Ivanova has removed herself as candidate for the tenured representative position. An adjusted candidate slate is attached.

FSU Candidates Forum is TOMORROW Wednesday, March 2, 3:00PM – 4:00PM via Zoom

The Point: Speech! Speech!

2/28/2022

Greetings, Colleagues:

Grad Student Response to Joint Statement of Chancellor and Provost

2/21/2022

Dear Members,

We thought this response from the UMB graduate student union (GEO) to the the Joint Statement from the Chancellor and the Provost might be of interest to many of you. 

We Stand in Solidarity with Faculty

Announcing the 2022 FSU Executive Committee Candidates

2/17/2022

Dear FSU Member,

The FSU Elections Committee is pleased to announce the 2022 slate of candidates for positions on the FSU Executive Committee. Positions up for election this cycle include: President, Tenured Faculty, Pre-Tenure Faculty, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, and Librarian.

The attached document includes the candidates for each position along with their 150-word statements.

The Point: Boston on 18K a Year!

2/14/2022

Greetings, Colleagues:

I am honored to share with you a very important message that was recently sent to the chancellor and the provost.  The letter below was written and signed by the Department Chairs Union, the Faculty Council Executive Committee, and the FSU.  As you will see it is a simple—though shocking—statement of facts with respect to contract negotiations currently taking place between the Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) and management.

FSU Executive Committee Meeting TODAY, 3-4:30

2/11/2021

Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee will be TODAY Friday from 3- 4:30.

These meetings are open to all members.   (contact FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom information).

REMINDER: Nomination Period for FSU Spring 2022 Executive Committee Elections Ends February 11th

2/7/2022

Dear Colleagues, 

The Faculty Staff Union (FSU) holds an election every Spring semester for positions on the FSU Executive Committee.  

The positions up for election or re-election in Spring 2022 include: 

President 

Librarian  

Non-Tenure Track (2 positions) 

Pre-Tenure (1 position) 

Tenured (2 positions) 

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