Welcome to The CPFA Blog

We’ve collected a variety of original news stories and analyses for your perusing, which focus on education in California, part-time faculty and/or unions in academia that have broad national appeal. As might be expected, we take special interest in social justice issues that slip under the radar of the mainstream media.

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Why the Supreme Court Ruling on Unions Could Be Good for Adjuncts

By Keith Hoeller Originally published in The Chronicle of Higher Education Republished with consent of the author. June 29, 2018 ...
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CFT Convention: Votes 80% Workload Cap

Read about the CFT Convention vote to raise the part-time faculty workload cap to 80 percent on the CFT website ...
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John Martin, CPFA Chair, Speaking at the CPFA Conference 2018

Highlights from 2018 CPFA Conference

CPFA 2018 Annual Conference  San Diego City College, Saturday May 5, 2018​   Panelists discussed local achievements for PT faculty, ...
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British Columbia Community College Faculty: Building Job Security

Building Job Security into Community College Faculty Work  Experiences in British Columbia by Frank Cosco, originally published on LABORonline's blog (LAWCHA) on November ...
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80% Workload for Part-Time Faculty: NEW CFT Resolution

Report (with some personal commentary) on The CFT 80% Resolution By John Govsky, Co-Chair CFT Part-Time Faculty Committee  The California ...
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Juanita Chavez, David Milroy, and Carol Whaley

Chavez: 2018 FACCC Convention Highlights

Learn more about Juanita Chavez ...
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Income Disparity: Read the “Secret Lives of Bay Area Part-time Professors”

Secret lives of Bay Area part-time profs: Here's why they work at Safeway, live out of cars An Excerpt from the ...
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Support AB 310: Paid Office Hours for Part-time Faculty

January 16, 2018 Assembly Member Jose Medina Capitol Office, Room 2141 Sacramento, CA 94249-0061 (916) 319-2061      RE: SUPPORT AB ...
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Freeway Fliers, A Documentary Film

In December of 2014, we blogged about an upcoming documentary in the works: Freeway Fliers: A Documentary about Higher Education's ...
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Tenure for the Common Good

BY CAROLYN BETENSKY Guest Blogger / September 14, 2017 ACADEME BLOG, The blog of Academe magazine [Tenure for the Common ...
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Why Overloads Are a Bad Deal for All Faculty

The word overload can have more than one meaning to higher education faculty. It can mean increasing class size or adding additional ...
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ACTION NEEDED: Due Process Bill in Jeopardy!

Colleagues! We need you to send emails to state Senators ASAP telling them to support CCCI's-sponsored bill AB 1651, authored ...
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