Resolution in Support of a 4% Increase in Faculty Salaries

Resolution Number: RS97-152
January, 1997

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A

4% INCREASE IN FACULTY SALARIES

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At its meeting of April 29, 1997, the Academic Senate unanimously approved the following resolution:

WHEREAS

In 1997-98, the California State University system will be receiving a 4% annual increase from the State General Fund; and

WHEREAS

The salaries of CSU faculty continue to lag behind the average salaries of faculty at comparable institutions nationwide; therefore be it

RESOLVED

That the annual increase from the State General Fund in 1997-98 translate into no less than a 4% across the board increase in 1997-98 faculty salaries; and be it further

RESOLVED

That until the California Post Secondary Education salary gap is closed, faculty salaries should be increased across the board at a rate of no less than the overall increase from the State General Fund each year; and be it further

RESOLVED

That the San Francisco State University Academic Senate forward this resolution to the President of San Francisco State University, the Chair of the CSU Academic Senate, the Chancellor of the CSU, the President of the California Faculty Association, the CSU Board of Trustees, and the CSU Campus Senates.