Category: petitions

Protect UC health care options

As you may be aware, the University of California is considering restructuring the provision of medical plans for its employees across the ten campuses of the system. These changes would have a dramatic impact upon the health care options currently available to faculty and other UC employees. In brief, the plan is to create a […]

UC Faculty in Support of Graduate Students

Dear SDFA colleagues: At the end of September, the current 3 year-contract of UAW 2865 representing UC Academic Student Employees (GSIs, readers and tutors) expired and ASEs are now working without a contract. UCOP Labor Relations and UAW 2865 have not yet reached an official “impasse.” But the Berkeley Faculty Association is concerned that UCOP’s […]

Student Demands Have a March 8 Deadline

At the culmination of the March 1st rally and protest, the UCSD Public Education Coalition “initiated a civil, peaceful, and indefinite Reclamation of the UC San Diego Chancellor’s Complex”.  They have cited six UCSD Institutional Demands and are demanding a response by March 8th: I. The permanent reopening of CLICS library and immediate moratorium on […]

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. […]

Open Letter to the UC Regents: Police Violence at UC Riverside – With response from President Yudof

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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