In response to overwhelming protest (including an open letter from the SDFA), UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White withdrew the Protest Guidelines posted earlier this month on the UCR Dean of Students page, which he characterized as a “draft” document. However, this small victory may only be temporary; Chancellor White has directed a “review [of the policies] […]
Month: December 2011
Walking through my department in early October, I noticed the following posting on our bulletin board: (here is the link from above). While nothing is untruthful here, it is not hard to read the skeptical, negative and scary tone between the lines. Is this an early shot on the part of the University administration to […]
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 […]