By now, many of you have seen the shocking videos taken on November 18th, as UC Davis police officers pepper-sprayed students at an Occupy protest. The most widely viewed video (linked below) shows officers spraying about 20 students directly in the face – not once but twice – in front of a horrified crowd. Who, […]
Category: opinion of faculty members
Stanton Glantz, CUCFA member and Professor of Medicine at UCSF has written the following perspective on how just how little it would cost to roll back fees and maintain excellence at the University of California. $49 can save the UC Conventional wisdom says the UC and CSU funding crises is the inevitable result of recession-driven […]
Einstein (brings in grant money!) vs Aristotle (what, no grant money?): which one would you hire (or fire)?
by Ivan Evans, President, UCSD Faculty Association Faculty at UC have long been painfully aware that their salaries lag behind pay scales at “comparable universities” across the country. And so UCOP came up with a remedy: the off-scale salary, which more than 2/3 of UC faculty now earn. The off-scale solution aims to retain faculty […]