Announcing the 2020-2021 Social Justice Scholarship Winners

CFA congratulate the five winners of our 2020-2021 Social Justice Scholarship. The awards committee was impressed by the work of all of this year’s applicants. You can learn more about each of this year’s winner’s and their work below: Nataly Esparza is currently a Senior Double Majoring in Political Science and Spanish on a Pre-LawContinue reading “Announcing the 2020-2021 Social Justice Scholarship Winners”

CFA Statement on SHEILD COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Local Community

The CFA calls on the University of Illinois to fulfill its public mission by providing its saliva-based COVID testing to the local community.  Endorsements:Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO)Non-Tenure Track Faculty Coalition (NTFC) For Immediate Release: April 4, 2021 The Campus Faculty Association (CFA) calls on the University of Illinois to live up to its status asContinue reading “CFA Statement on SHEILD COVID-19 Saliva Testing for Local Community”

CFA Statement on Proctorio

For Immediate Release: February 15, 2021 The Campus Faculty Association (CFA) stands in solidarity with and supports the successful efforts of the UIUC Graduate Employees Organization and hundreds of undergraduate students, demanding that the UIUC terminate its use of Proctorio. We celebrate their victory in pressing the university to decline to renew its contract withContinue reading “CFA Statement on Proctorio”

2020-2021 Social Justice Scholarship

The Campus Faculty Association is proud to announce that we are awarding up to five $1000 scholarships for undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to social justice in the community. To be considered, an undergraduate must be currently enrolled as a student in good standing at the UIUC with at least one more semesterContinue reading “2020-2021 Social Justice Scholarship”

CFA Sponsoring a Talk on UIUC Finances and Putting People First

Friday October 2, 10 am CST Towards a People’s Budget at UIUC: Analyzing our University’s Finances with Dr. Howard Bunsis, Professor of Accounting at Eastern Michigan University presented by the Campus Labor Coalition sponsored by the Campus Faculty Association Please join us as we examine our university’s finances and budgetary priorities with one of theContinue reading “CFA Sponsoring a Talk on UIUC Finances and Putting People First”

Jay Rosenstein’s Analysis of the University of Illinois Athletics Budget

As CFA prepares to develop a People First budget model, we would like to share research CFA member Jay Rosenstein completed that sheds light on how the University of Illinois’ current budget model prioritizes profits over people. Prof. Rosenstein’s article, “‘No Taxpayer Dollars’ for Coaches at the U of I? You May Be Surprised” isContinue reading “Jay Rosenstein’s Analysis of the University of Illinois Athletics Budget”

Announcing the 2019-2020 Social Justice Scholarship Winners

We congratulate the five winners of our 2019-2020 Social Justice Scholarship. The awards committee was impressed by the work of all of this year’s applicants. You can learn more about each of this year’s winner’s and their work below: Buthaina Hattab is a rising Junior studying Political Science and Arabic. Raised by Palestinian immigrants, herContinue reading “Announcing the 2019-2020 Social Justice Scholarship Winners”

Statement of Solidarity with those Fighting Racism and Police Violence

The Campus Faculty Association stands in solidarity with those all over the nation engaged in the struggle against racism and police violence. As educators we have a special responsibility to dismantle the systems of oppression that again and again deprive our African American brothers and sisters of their very right to live. We call onContinue reading “Statement of Solidarity with those Fighting Racism and Police Violence”

CFA Statement on Plans for the Fall 2020 Semester

To the University of Illinois community: The Campus Faculty Association opposes the re-opening of our campus in Fall 2020 in order to protect the health and well-being of all UIUC students, employees, and community members.  If our campus returns to in-person instruction, students will arrive in Champaign-Urbana from all across the state, nation, and beyond.Continue reading “CFA Statement on Plans for the Fall 2020 Semester”