Meeting Dates 2016-2017

Plenaries
   Tuesdays
, 6:30 p.m., CUNY Central HQ
    205 E. 42nd Street, room TBA

September 20
October 25
November 29
February 7
March 28
May 16

Council of Faculty Governance Leaders
   Fridays, 10:00 a.m., 205 E. 42nd Street, room TBA

September 23
December 9
February 3
March 31

Conferences
   Fridays, 9:30 a.m., location TBA

November 18
April 28

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  • Textbooks, Conflicts of Interest, and the Law By Philip Pecorino   Earlier this month those of us on the UFS FGL list were sent CUNY’s Conflict of Interest Policy adopted by the CUNY Board of Trustees last ...
    Posted by Emily Tai
  • COMMENT ON THE NEW CUNY MASTER PLAN! The Revised CUNY Master Plan for 2016 is now available at the CUNY website.  Faculty may also post comments. We recommend that faculty share their comments with the UFS Executive ...
    Posted Aug 22, 2016, 9:49 PM by Emily Tai
  • Faculty Assigning Their Own Textbooks: New CUNY Policy Resolves Conflicts By Philip Pecorino and Jay Weiser Public institutions face increasing scrutiny of the cost of higher education – and of potential conflicts of interest. CUNY’s new Policy on Faculty Assigning ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2016, 12:03 AM by Jay Weiser
  • Freedom of Expression Policy Board Vote Deferred From Emily Tai and Jay Weiser As reported by University Student Senate Legislative Affairs Director Lucas Almonte, the Administration has deferred consideration of the Freedom of Expression and Expressive Conduct ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2016, 8:41 PM by Jay Weiser
  • Freedom of Expression: Demonstrations, Meetings – and Communication By Jay Weiser CUNY’s proposed Policy on Freedom of Expression and Expressive Conduct is designed to allow the widest range of expression while also preserving campus safety.  The policy ...
    Posted Jun 20, 2016, 12:08 PM by Jay Weiser
  • The Freedom of Expression Policy in an Unfree Environment By Jay Weiser and Philip Pecorino Powerful government officials are proposing viewpoint-based discrimination that is barred by the First Amendment, and CUNY is in the crosshairs. Without freedom of ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2016, 10:05 AM by Jay Weiser
  • The Master Plan: Expanding Opportunities -- But Too Little About a Culture of Inquiry By Bill Crain  The following view of the new Master Plan is informed by the high value I place on open access to higher education and a liberal education.        Good ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2016, 11:56 PM by Jay Weiser
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