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A.S. senate elections scheduled on possible CFA strike days

A.S. President Jorge Reyes and A.S. Vice President speak to senators about the CSU task force financial model proposal.

Ashley Grant

March 31, 2016

Associated Students' stance on the California Faculty Association and California University administration negotiation and strike remains neutral. A.S. officials gave their view of the negotiation between the CFA and CSU as the possible strike will continue until an agreement is reached. “As...

First employee working to end sexual violence across 23 CSU’s

Pamela Thomason smiles for camera

Kanako Miyazaki

March 29, 2016

The California State University system's first system wide Title IX compliance officer is focusing on increasing security of the 23 campus communities and protecting students from sexual violence. Her official job description is to work to "end sex discrimination and sexual violence within the CSU...

Factfinding sides with CFA in faculty dispute, acknowledge tight funds

Supporters rally

Eric Licas

March 28, 2016

The fact-finding report on the stalled faculty pay negotiations between the California State University and California Faculty Association contract became public Monday. Factfinder Bonnie Castrey sided with the approval of the California Faculty Associations’s proposal for a salary increase by reallocati...

Interactive timeline of CFA, CSU negotiations

Protester carries picket sign

Eric Licas

March 18, 2016

A long chain of events led to the California Faculty Association's announcement of a potential strike scheduled for April 13–15, and April 18–19. The issue is rooted in the fallout of the economic crisis at the end of the last decade. The CFA said faculty salaries have stagnated against inflation...

Strike Talk—students asked, we answered

Crowd of people carry picket signs

Daniel Robles

March 17, 2016

The Sundial asked students what questions were on their mind about the California State University administration and the California Faculty Association. The information was provided by the CFA and CSU websites. Student's Asked: Q: “Does it affect graduation?" — Cassidy Jeglum, journalism major...

Strike Impact Remains Uncertain

The California Faculty Association and its supporters march through downtown Long Beach on Nov. 17, 2015 for better wages. Photo credit: Nicollette Ashtiani

Eric Licas

March 10, 2016

Members of the California Faculty Association disagree with California State University administrators on what a possible state-wide strike might look like, but neither believes it should affect students’ ability to graduate. CFA President Dr. Jennifer Eagan and CSUN President Dr. Dianne Harrison...

Associated Students discuss election kick-off, campus transportation improvement

2013 File Photo / The Sundial

Nicollette Ashtiani

February 23, 2016

Plans for the upcoming Associated Student Election, California Faculty Assiciation negotiation talks and possible public transportation improvements were a few of the items discussed during the Associated Students Senate meeting. Elections Associated Students awareness month, a series of events...

CSU strike talks and possible tuition increase

Regular tuition increases have been proposed for the upcoming years, according to CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget Ryan Storm. Signs held during the CFA informational picket on campus on Nov. 8, 2011. (Andres Aguila/ The Sundial)

Eric Licas

February 10, 2016

California State University administrators stated during a Feb. 5 web conference that schools will remain open if California Faculty Association members go on strike. Possible tuition increases and other student concerns were also discussed. "Campuses will remain open, and most classes will continue ...

Students, faculty challenge CSU Chancellor Timothy White at open forum

CSU Chancellor Dr. Timothy White during the Open Public Forum at Plaza Del Sol on Jan. 29. (Daisy Perez / The sundial)

Edward Ruano

January 31, 2016

Students and faculty voiced their concerns surrounding the overall status of the California State University (CSU) system at the open public forum with California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Friday at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall. The topics of discussion ranged from the...

Students petition against possible tuition fee increase before public forum

CSUN Student Eduardo Estrada from the Students for a Quality Education waits to talk to a student about tuition costs. (Brandon Jauregui / The Sundial)

Edward Ruano

January 29, 2016

A group of students started a petition to protest proposed tuition hikes across the CSU. The group, Students for Quality Education, rallied under Sierra Tower building Thursday, to bring the petition to students on campus. Michelle Aranda, a Chicano studies major and intern for the California Faculty A...

CSU and CFA Mediation Unsuccessful

File Photo / The Sundial

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 8, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association met today for their Oct. 8 mediation in Sacramento to reach a compromise regarding salary negotiations for all Cal State Faculty. Unfortunately no settlement was made so both groups will be moving on to the fa...

CSU and CFA salary negotiation reaches final stages

Professor Antonio lecturing.

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 6, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association will meet for mediation Oct. 8 to settle salary compensation in their three-year contract. Most of the contract was signed and settled last fall, yet due to discrepancies regarding future salary compensation,...

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