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Susanna Boxall, a professor of philosophy, said she will still have to work multiple jobs even with the faculty agreement. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Faculty agreement reached, compromise made

Eric Mcguire // April 11, 2016

In the wake of the CSU faculty agreement, Chico State faculty take stock of concessions made and future gains to pursue. A historic strike has been averted. Chico State professors are talking about...

Chico State faculty shared information about the strike earlier this year. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

CSU chancellor and CFA president reveal details of strike negotiation

Elizabeth Helmer // April 8, 2016

At 10 a.m. on Friday, CSU Chancellor Timothy White and CFA President Jennifer Eagan held a press conference after a negotiation was reached to stop the faculty strike scheduled for next week. An agreement...

The CSU system-wide strike has been postponed following a tentative agreement. (Photo credit: Ryan Corrall).

CFA strike postponed following tentative agreement

The California Faculty Association strike has been postponed due to a temporary agreement. The announcement was stated in a press release sent out by the Chancellor's office and the CFA. California...

Chico State sent an email Monday answering students' question about the upcoming strike. 
Photo courtesy of George Johnston's Instagram.

Chico State answers student questions about upcoming strike

George Johnston // April 5, 2016

Chico State has spoken on what the university plans to do during the California Faculty Association strike. In a mass email sent by Drew Calandrella to students, the vice president for student affairs...

From left to right: CFA field representative Jason Conwell,  Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Students voice concerns on faculty strike

Michelle Zhu // February 25, 2016

The California State University faculty plan to strike on April 13, but students still have unanswered questions. Faculty are not satisfied with stagnant wages and are striking if CSU management does not...

Photo from the California Faculty Association website

CFA president answers questions about faculty strike

Michelle Zhu // February 12, 2016

The California Faculty Association held a media conference call with CFA President Jennifer Eagan on Feb. 12 to answer questions about the upcoming faculty strike. Student reporters and editors from...

Flyer found in Trinity Hall encouraging students and faculty to participate in the strike. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Strike set for April

Elizabeth Helmer // February 9, 2016

The California Faculty Association have announced they will strike in April if the California State University chancellor does not meet their demands. The strike dates have been set for April 13-15 and...

The CFA enters the final stage of negotiation in its fight for a salary increase. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

CFA settlement negotiations continue

December 8, 2015

The California Faculty Association is in its final stage in the fight for a five percent salary increase. The fact-finding stage of the collective bargaining process is the last chance for CFA and...

Rally members protest for change in front of Kendall Hall. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Faculty rally demands change

Michael Catelli // September 20, 2015

Chico State faculty members of the CSU Employees Union and the California Faculty Association rallied together on Friday to protest poor working conditions. Issues addressed were low salary increases,...

Geoffrey Baker, English professor

Long commutes don’t deter faculty

Christine Lee // May 6, 2014

Chico State English professor Geoffrey Baker spends about two hours and 40 minutes driving back home to Oakland every weekend, a commute that doesn’t affect his teaching. "I know it seems if we're...

Vincent Ornelas

CSU spends $19 million on increased salary for faculty

Mozes Zarate // September 18, 2013

For the first time in five years, many of the more than 23,000 faculty members within the California State University system will receive a salary increase as a result of an agreement between the faculty...

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