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Tag Archives: University of California

A Faculty Response to the University of California’s Budget Proposals

The following post is by Michael Meranze, Professor of History at UCLA, and is reposted (with some minor clarifications of terms for non-Californians) from Michael’s and Chris Newfield’s Remaking the … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

CUCFA Letter to UC Regents’ Working Group on Intolerance Policy

Last month the Board of Regents of the University of California system debated a proposed “Statement of Principles on Intolerance” prompted by concerns about anti-Semitism on campus.  The proposal attracted … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

CUCFA and AAUP Statement on UC Regent Blum’s Remarks

On September 17, the University of California Board of Regents discussed a proposed “Statement of Principles Against Intolerance.”  The statement, which was prompted by allegations of harassment of Jewish students, … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

What’s Wrong with the University of California’s Proposed Intolerance Policy

The proposed intolerance policy at the University of California is a badly written, repressive, and fundamentally misguided policy that any true university should be embarrassed to even consider adopting. Universities … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 5 Comments

AAUP and CUCFA Announce Partnership Agreement

The following is the text of a media release issued this morning by the American Association of University Professors and the Council of University of California Faculty Associations. The American … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

CUCFA Statement on “Civility” and Academic Freedom

The following is the text of a statement issued on September 11 by the Council of University of California Faculty Associations (CUCFA): On Friday Sept. 5, Chancellor Dirks of UC … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

Fiftieth Anniversary of Berkeley Free Speech Movement

This fall will mark a half-century since the Free Speech Movement (FSM) erupted on the University of California, Berkeley campus.  “After decades of ambivalence, UC Berkeley is finally embracing this … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Free Public Higher Education, Quality Instruction, and Job Security for All Faculty Members

By Robert Samuels This is the third in a series of Academe Blog guest posts arranged by the AAUP Committee on Contingency and the Profession in celebration of Campus Equity Week. … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

A Crisis of Censorship: A Response to the National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has issued a new report about California universities based upon false evidence, distorted anecdotes, random online postings, and a series of terrible arguments that … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

AAUP Statement in Support of Free Expression in the University of California

On November 20, the national Council of the AAUP passed the following resolution: Statement in Support of Free Expression in the University of California On November 9, police officers dispatched … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 1 Comment



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