The UC Board of Regents is holding its quarterly meeting this week at UC Riverside at the Highlander Union Building. SDFA is encouraging members of the UCSD community (faculty, students, staff and alumni) to speak out at the Regents meeting about tuition fee hikes, revenue allocation and the lack of shared governance in our University. To help […]
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.
On December 1st, a University-wide email was sent out by VR Election Services on behalf of the University of California, demanding us to follow a link and sign our names to a Patent Amendment to the 1997 UC Patent Agreement. The email informs us that our signature is required; to drive the point home, the […]
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 […]