Dr. Charles Thorpe, Associate Professer of Sociology at UCSD, posted the following open letter to the UC Regents at change.org to condemn police aggression at last week’s protests at UC Riverside (captured in the youtube video by a UCSD student below). In less than a week, 78 signatures were gathered including 45 members of the […]
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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.
CUCFA Cites Conflicts of Interest, Concerns over Hiring of Kroll Security Group and William Bratton to Investigate UC Police Violence
On November 27th, The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) sent the following letter to President Yudof in response to his decision to hire the Kroll Security Group, and its Chairman William Bratton, to conduct an investigation of police violence at UC Davis. November 27, 2011 Dear President Yudof, The Council of University of California […]
As further evidence that the deteriorating conditions at UC campuses affect all members of the faculty, the UC Davis Department of Physics released a statement on November 22nd, issuing an apology to students on behalf of the faculty, and calling for Chancellor Katehi to step down. You can view the press release, apology and call […]
The UC Academic Council sent a pointed letter to UC President Yudof on Nov. 20th, emphasizing their outrage at police abuse, the responsibility of the Chancellors in these actions, and the divestment of education support as an ultimate cause for student unrest. MARK G. YUDOF PRESIDENT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Dear Mark: The Academic Council met […]