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CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

Jacob Abbott

April 6, 2016

For the first time since the California Faculty Association announced it would strike for an increase in pay, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White has sat down at the negotiation table. In an email sent out today by CFA President Jen Eagan, CSU management and the chancellor ...

New CFA contract meets bare minimum with members

Gregory Allen

November 23, 2014

The California Faculty Association ratified a new three-year contract with minimal progress toward years of unsatisfactory salaries for California State University employees.Members of the CFA voted for the new agreement online between Nov. 1 and 9, with 91 percent voting in favor of the agreement. The...

Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement after a year past deadline

Matthew Malone

October 30, 2014

After nearly a year of negotiations and protests, the California Faculty Association and CSU system have announced a tentative contract agreement that would give raises to all CFA-represented employees, as well as targeted raises and workload reductions for some faculty.The two groups announced the ...

CFA reaches 100 days of crumbling negotiations with CSU

Matthew Malone

October 15, 2014

The Sacramento State chapter of the California Faculty Association marked last week the 100th day since its previous contract with the CSU system expired with a table in the Library Quad.The Oct. 8 event was part of a series of marches, pickets and informational booths at l13 of the 23 CSU campuses....

Gonzalez explains retirement

Jonathan Ayestas

September 10, 2014

At the end of his yearly convocation address, what was thought to be a routine speech resulted in the announcement of Sacramento State’s President Alexander Gonzalez’s retirement. After mentioning hiring 49 new faculty members this year, the record 3,700 incoming freshmen class and the ove...

California Faculty Association continue negotiations with Cal State

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

After approximately 15 years of growing distrust and disrespect between California State University faculty and management, a system-wide union is demanding to receive salary raises promised more than seven years ago.In the midst of negotiating a new collective bargaining contract, leading members of ...

Sacramento State plans not to implement student success fee

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

While 11 out of the 23 California State Universities have implemented an academic excellence or student success fee, Sacramento State will continue to use existing resources to allow more timely graduation of students.Director of Presidential Communications John Kepley said discussions of implementing a fee last summer we...

Faculty hiring expected to increase with higher budget

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

With fiscal challenges and restrictive budget cuts for over three years, Sacramento State has finally seen progress in hiring with more than 40 new faculty members set to begin next fall.The university will bring 40 to 50 new tenure track hires across the seven colleges in multiple disciplines. Though ...

California Faculty Association continues bargaining for a new contract

Jonathan Ayestas

March 18, 2014

Salary and education issues between California State University and the California Faculty Association are improving for the first time since 2007. While CFA members find working with Chancellor Timothy White to be refreshing, they are still “cautiously optimistic,” according to Sacramento ...

New Sacramento State analytics office researching Well usage

Cailin Jessup

February 20, 2014

After announcing the creation of the Office of Analytics and Institutional Effectiveness last fall, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez recently named Jana Noel to head the newly-formed office.Gonzalez said Noel hopes to bring a new outlook on the way information about Sac State is collected and u...

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