Category: UC policy

Defense of Undocumented and other Vulnerable Categories of Students

The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) sent the following letter to President Napolitano today.     Dear President Napolitano, We applaud your timely declaration in the immediate aftermath of the election that the UC administration “remain[s] absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s Principles Against Intolerance.”[1] Like you, […]

Post-“Compton Cookout” UCSD: Jorge Mariscal reflects on what has (not) changed

The following is reproduced from the UCSD Guardian: Two Years Later, UCSD Still Has Much to Learn from Student Struggles By Jorge Mariscal Department of Literature “No great victories are won in a war for transformation…without total participation. Less than this will not create a new society; it will only evoke more sophisticated token amelioration,” […]

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 […]

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