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Faculty Action, May 1976

Published in May 1976, in this inaugural issue of Faculty Action, the lead story urges members of the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) to reject a recent contract negotiated by union leadership with the city and state. The issue also presents the motivation behind the paper’s founding in its call for a mobilization of teachers in the face of budget cuts across the nation. 

Faculty Action was a newspaper published by a group of radicals active on New York and New Jersey area campuses. The editors consistently advocated positions to the left of both CUNY administration and the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the union representing CUNY faculty, and maintained connections with the radical social movements of the day.

Source | Friedheim, Bill
Creator | Faculty Action
Date Created | May 1976
Rights | Copyright Faculty Action Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Faculty Action, “Faculty Action, May 1976,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed September 25, 2023,

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