Yearly Archives: 2008

December 2008

The Advocate – 32.3 – December 2008 (900 KB)

In this issue:

  • Concerns raised about faculty’s and students’ rights to free political expression on campus
  • District email on “Posting of Information”
  • Legal basis for faculty’s right to free political expression
  • President’s Letter: The effects of a strong labor movement
  • CFT and AFT scholarships available
  • District retirees to meet on December 12

November 2008

The Advocate – 32.2 – November 2008 (1 MB)

In this issue:

  • CFT calls on ACCJC to amend accreditation mandate linking SLOs to faculty evaluation
  • Faculty ratify new contract language
  • Faculty support adding new flex days to 2009-2010 academic calendar
  • Online instructors discuss concerns about teaching online
  • Compressed calendar task force moves forward
  • CFT recommendations for state ballot propositions

September 2008

The Advocate – 32.1 – September 2008 (1.7 MB)

In this issue:

  • AFT & District reach tentative settlement on “re-openers”
  • New AFT 1493 President is your “representative”
  • New AFT 1493 grievance officers ready to deal with faculty problems
  • Katie Schertle takes over as Cañada College Chapter Chair
  • AFT throws big retirement party for John Kirk
  • “Who are the workers?” – a poem by Katharine Harer