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September 26, 2012
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Out of Frame: Past and Present Visions of the UC’s City of Intellect

The Berkeley Faculty Association is sponsoring a discussion with Chris Newfield and Seth Rosenfeld, Monday, October 1, 5PM, with reception to follow, in the Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UCB. This presentation is part of the Fiat Lux Redux … Continue reading

September 20, 2012
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The Three Most Important Things CSS Can Do to Reduce Faculty Concerns about Campus Shared Services

As we make clear in the accompanying letter, the Berkeley Faculty Association Board has many concerns about the planning of Campus Shared Service. Though all of our requests for additional information are extremely important to us, we recognize that you … Continue reading

September 17, 2012
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BFA Response to Szeri CSS Memo of 8/10/12

Dear Andrew: Thank you for responding to our July 2, 2012, memo regarding the planning of the Campus Shared Services and the planned transfer of staff to 4th Street. As we said in our memo, we have many questions and concerns about the design of the CSS plan, key features of which have still not been made public. We would like to help the campus design a CSS program that will not only save the campus money, but also minimize the disruption to faculty and ensure that we continue to obtain the staff support we need to deal with research grants, manage events, appoint GSIs and GSRs, manage faculty recruitment and retention, obtain computer support, and the like […] Continue reading