CJU/PSU Statement & Aug 5 Meeting

Today, at a Penn State University "Town Hall” in which, as always, questions and topics were selected and answered minus significant faculty, student, staff, and parent input, we learned that, despite Faculty Senate, UPUA, and GSPA resolutions calling for universal vaccination, the Penn State administration will not be requiring a vaccine for students, staff, and … Continue reading CJU/PSU Statement & Aug 5 Meeting

Presentation on the Financial Health of Penn State University

Over the last year and half of the pandemic, the PSU administration has failed to give an account of its decision processes regarding testing methods, quarantining procedures, salary and hiring freezes, and more. As part of the Coalition for a Just University at PSU’s efforts to hold the administration accountable, we crowd-raised the funds to hire … Continue reading Presentation on the Financial Health of Penn State University

CJU Executive Summary of Bunsis Presentation

Financial Analysis of Penn State University by Dr. Howard Bunsis Over the last year and half of the pandemic, the PSU administration has failed to give an account of its decision processes regarding testing methods, quarantining procedures, salary and hiring freezes, and more. As part of the Coalition for a Just University at PSU’s efforts to … Continue reading CJU Executive Summary of Bunsis Presentation

CJU Statement on More Rivers to Cross

Dear Colleagues,Some of you may recall that, last year, a group led by Prof. Gary King (Biobehavioral Health, UP) compiled a report called More Rivers to Cross on the situation of Black faculty at Penn State and this group recently released a follow-up study that is accessible here. The Coalition for a Just University recognizes the significant amount … Continue reading CJU Statement on More Rivers to Cross

Recent Statements & Letters

Following our recent discussions with faculty and staff from both the five stand-alone colleges and the Commonwealth Campuses of Penn State, we expressed our concerns about the new “Back to State” plan in letters to Madlyn Hanes, Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf. You can read them here and here. On … Continue reading Recent Statements & Letters