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Talk to your Legislators!

As you may know, the Legislature officially convenes the 2017 Session on Tuesday, March 7th. Higher Education issues have been front and center during the committee process in recent weeks. There are a number of bills that directly affect our campus. On Wednesday, February 8, the Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee voted 5-1 to support…

Election response

First, I want to thank President Thrasher for his recent memo encouraging tolerance and mutual respect in the wake of the election. I don’t know what the response of your students has been. It certainly varies with politics and discipline. But as someone who teaches small classes and one-on-one lessons, it’s been a difficult couple…

Ratification of contract

FSU faculty are invited to voting on the ratification of the new 2016-2019 contract on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24.  All faculty are eligible to vote, regardless of union affiliation. Voting must be in person.   Polling places and times are as follows: MONDAY, MAY 23 9am-11am  UNIVERSITY CENTER C ROOM 3101 (Comm.)…