An artice I wrote for the Otter Realm
CSU faculty protest for smaller classes, adequate raises
Tyler Gidney, Staff Reporter TGIDNEY@CSUMB.EDU
On Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the shadow of California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)’s Tanimura and Antel Family Memorial Library, dozens of current faculty and their allies dressed in black and gathered to mourn the 100th day since their labor contract expired on June 30. The group then marched in a “funeral procession” to President Ochoa’s office to deliver personal letters regarding the hardship placed on faculty by the absence of a fair contract.
This planned action was not only carried out here at CSUMB, but was a coordinated effort by the California Faculty Association (CFA) to organize protests on all CSU campuses. The protests were designed by the CFA and its local teams on each campus to call university presidents to make different decisions regarding allocation of funds and to support the faculty that could…
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