Month: January 2012

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 […]

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, corporate privatizer and union buster, wants UCSF out of the UC system

On January 19th, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann floated a plan to the UC Regents to identify new funding sources for her campus.  From the announcement: “UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, proposed to the University of California Regents on Jan. 19 that a small working group be formed to help UCSF explore options to secure its financial future so […]