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CFA Headlines • October 10, 2018

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Faculty meetings launch today – find your meeting and learn more!

The first of many CFA Faculty Meetings begin this week, and with them opportunities to learn more about what our union is doing to improve the CSU, our working conditions, and advocate for racial and social justice on all 23 campuses.

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New CFA podcast features conversation with Charmaine Lawson on #Justice4Josiah

In the latest episode of our podcast, Radio Free CSU focuses on the story of David Josiah Lawson, a Humboldt State student who was murdered near campus on April 15, 2017.

To date, his homicide remains unsolved, and we have joined with Josiah Lawson’s family and others in urging Attorney General Xavier Becerra to take over the investigation.

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Voting has begun: political action season in full swing

There are less than four weeks until the Nov. 6 election and CFA activists are hard at work volunteering time and energy to ensure that candidates who will stand up for the CSU are elected.

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Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Peer Review Committees for Tenure-Line Hiring

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement’s Article 12.22, “[e]ach department or equivalent unit must elect a peer review committee of tenured employees for the purpose of reviewing and recommending individuals for probationary appointments.”

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In Other News…

MORE ON #JUSTICE4JOSIAH: CSU Chancellor Tim White held a news conference at Humboldt State on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the CSU’s role in seeking Justice for David Josiah Lawson and the recent announcement that President Lisa Rossbacher will be retiring after the 2018-19 academic year.

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Links of the Week

The murder of David Josiah Lawson
Inside Higher Ed

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