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FSU Forum On Proposed Academic Reorganization Plan- Thursday 12/15, 2-3:30


Dear Member,

The FSU wants to invite you to a forum next Thursday, 12/15/22, from 2-3:30 to discuss the workload and contractual implications of the provost's planned reorganization models.  All FSU members are welcome.  

Stay tuned for zoom link and additional details!


Caroline Coscia                                 Jeff Melnick  

FSU President                                   FSU Vice President  

Senior Lecturer II                              Professor  

International Faculty Breakfast Social Wed Dec 14 9-10:30 am ISC 1400 and on Zoom


Dear Member,

As the fall semester draws to a close the FSU invites all international faculty to meet, to share questions and advice, and to forge solidarity.

Join in person over coffee and a light breakfast in ISC 1400, or dial in on Zoom  (contact FSU or Caroline Coscia for Zoom information).

From the FSU

FSU Nuts & Bolts: NTT Promotions


Dear Member, 

This issue of Nuts & Bolts is aimed at NTTs applying for promotion along with those serving on Department Personnel Committee (DPCs) and College Personnel Committee (CPCs).  We hope this information clarifies the process.  


The Point: “Activity-Based Budgeting”: UMB’s Pending Shell Game


Subject: The proposed new approach to budgets on campus

Action: Educate yourself, ask hard questions of upper administration, resist marketplace logic however you can!

The Communications Committee is delighted to step aside this week to make room for this important contribution from our former FSU President, Steve Striffler.  Here, as you will see, Steve helps us understand why the much-touted “Activity Based Budgeting” is a dangerous proposition that runs counter to the central mission of the university.

FSU Executive Committee Meeting TODAY Friday, 12/2, 3:00-4:30


Dear FSU Members,

The FSU Executive Committee is meeting TODAY Friday, December 2nd 3:00PM - 4:30PM.

These meetings are open to all members.   

The meetings will be hybrid. For those joining in person, we are meeting in ISC 1 - 1400.  (contact FSU or Caroline Coscia for Zoom information).


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