Category: freedom of speech

March 1st Walkout and Day of Action!

In solidarity with the international day of action for education happening worldwide, the Public Education Coalition of UCSD has called for a walkout and day of action for students and faculty. Student organizers are encouraging faculty to talk about the crisis in class and hold regular classes (teach-out) at the rally on the Library Walk. […]

UCR Chancellor White Withdraws Protest Guidelines

In response to overwhelming protest (including an open letter from the SDFA), UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White withdrew the Protest Guidelines posted earlier this month on the UCR Dean of Students page, which he characterized as a “draft” document. However, this small victory may only be temporary; Chancellor White has directed a “review [of the policies] […]

CUCFA Letter of Protest to UCR’s “Protest Guidelines”

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 […]