for the S tudy of C ollective B argaining in 
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 September 6, 2017
Higher Education 
Labor-Management Conference
California State University, Long Beach
The Pointe Conference Center
December 1-2, 2017

The National Center is pleased to announce that online registration has begun for a higher education labor-management conference on December 1-2, 2017 at California State University, Long Beach.  The conference will include labor-management panels on timely subjects relating to universities, colleges, and community colleges.

The conference is being co-sponsored by California State University, the California Faculty Association, the Community College League of California, and the University of Oregon with additional support from other organizations and institutions. 

Featured Panels
Plenary: The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on Higher Education
Unionization and Collective Bargaining Regarding Adjunct Faculty
S trategies and Challenges in Higher Education Funding
Agency Fees: Janus v. AFSCME and Its Ramifications for Employees and Employers
Current Labor-Management Issues at Community Colleges  
Accreditation in Higher Education Today
Current Labor-Management Issues for Non-Academic Staff
Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations for Administrators and Labor Representatives
Discipline: How to Investigate, Present, and Defend
Closing Plenary:  Where Do We Go From Here?
Confirmed Participants
Jennifer Baker, Legislative Advocate, California Teachers Association
Rene Castro, Assistant Vice Chancellor, California State University
David Cecil, Executive Director, United Academics of the University of Oregon
Kathleen Chavira, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Advocacy & State Relations, CSU
William Connellan, Chief Negotiator, University of Florida
Theodore Curry, Associate Provost, Associate Vice President, Michigan State University
Rose DelGaudio, Vice President, Human Resources, Long Beach City College
Jennifer Eagan, President, California Faculty Association 
Peter Fehrs, Senior Labor Relations Coordinator, University of Oregon
Nadine Fishel, Associate Director, Labor Relations, University of California
Ruben Garcia, Associate Dean, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, LV
Paul Gaston, Trustees Professor Emeritus, Kent State University
R ufus Glasper, President and CEO, League for Innovation in the Community College
Alexandra Robert Gordon, Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice
Nicole Hochsprung, Senior Policy Associate, AFT Higher Ed
Michelle Hunt, Associate VP Faculty Affairs, California State University, San Marcos
Jo Ann Juarez-Salazar, Executive Director, California State University Employees Union
Jonathan Karpf, Associate Vice President, California Faculty Association
Adrianna Kezar, Professor, USC, Co-Director Pullias Center and Director Delphi Project
Jennifer Koh, Professor and Director, Immigration Clinic, Western State College of Law
Karen Ling, Faculty Immigration Advisor, California State University, East Bay
Molly Malone, Public Services Director, SEIU Local 503, OPEU
Mia McIver, President, University Council/AFT
Jon C. McNutt, Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP   
Margaret Merryfield, Assistant Vice Chancellor, California State University 
Theresa Montaño, Vice President, California Teachers Association
Colleen Mullery, Senior Associate VP Faculty Affairs and HR, Humboldt State University
Maria Keegan Myers, Rothner, Segall & Greenstone
Lynette Nyaggah, President, Community College Association, CTA-NEA 
Gary Rhoades, Professor and Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education, University of Arizona
Mario Rodriguez, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities, CCC Chancellor's Office
William Scroggins, President and CEO, Mt. San Antonio College
DeWayne Sheaffer, President, National Council for Higher Education/NEA
Kathy Sheffield, Director of Representation, California Faculty Association
Robert Shireman, Senior Fellow, Century Foundation
Debbie Smith, Associate Counsel, SEIU
Karen Stubaus, Vice President, Academic Affairs & Administration, Rutgers University
John Swarbrick, Associate Vice Chancellor, California State University 
Lillian Taiz, Chair, California Faculty Association Political Action/Legislative Committee
David Weinberg, Arbitrator and Mediator 
Steven Wyllie, Supervisory Attorney, National Labor Relations Board Region 31 

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