On Thursday, January 26, the UC Regents will consider and likely approve their budget for the University for 2017-2018. It and the Governor’s budget, to which it is closely tied, perpetuate decades of failed privatization and persistent under funding of the University and of public higher education more generally. At UC and as compared to […]
The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) sent the following letter to President Napolitano today. Dear President Napolitano, We applaud your timely declaration in the immediate aftermath of the election that the UC administration “remain[s] absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s Principles Against Intolerance.” Like you, […]
Below, please find a letter that The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA), the systemwide organization of which the San Diego Faculty Association is a member, sent today to President Napolitano and the UC Regents regarding their recent proposal to raise tuition up to 5% per year for the next five years: The Council of UC Faculty […]
On December 10th, the Council of UC Faculty Associations formally endorsed a petition demanding the withdrawal of the “Protest Guidelines” issued recently by the UCR Dean of Students. CUCFA believes that these Guidelines are a blatant attempt to abridge students’ right to free speech and dissent at UCR. The Guidelines include requirements that exceed the UC policies on protest and that may be […]
One month ahead of the Regents Meeting that will take place at UC Riverside on 17-19 January, the UCR administration has just adopted a series of anti-protest measures under the guise of promoting “safe protests”. The Board of the SDFA has written to Chancellor White at UCR condemning the new policy and requesting its removal.