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July 10, 2017
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BFA Letter to Mills College concerning the layoff of tenured faculty

Also see the AAUP chapter at Mills College response to the five layoffs of tenured faculty: “The Future of Tenure, Academic Freedom, and Shared Governance at Mills”   Sent via Electronic Mail To:       Elizabeth Hillman, President, Mills College  [president@mills.edu] … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
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CUCFA’s Letter Calling on Regents to Maintain the Employer Contribution Floor for Retiree Health

July 6, 2017 Regent Makarechian Chair, Finance and Capital Strategies Committee Office of the Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Regents 1111 Franklin St.12th floor Oakland, CA 94607 Mailed electronically to regentsoffice@ucop.edu for further distribution. Dear Regent Makarechian, We … Continue reading

July 3, 2017
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UC Berkeley transitions from spiralist to loyalist

Daily Cal Op-ed, July 3, 2017 UC Berkeley transitions from spiralist to loyalist By, Michael Burawoy and Celeste Langan On the announcement of Carol Christ’s appointment to Chancellor, a Berkeley alum wrote: “I took courses in Medieval Literature from her … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
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Berkeley Campus Petition to endorse Principles of a Public University and to support Robert Reich as Candidate for the next Chancellor

Given the new political situation, now, more than ever, it is imperative that the Berkeley campus partake in choosing a chancellor who will lead in an inclusive way, defending all its members, especially the more vulnerable, against threats from outside. Continue reading

September 8, 2016
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Faculty Associations’ Letter to the President of Long Island University

As you may already know, three days ago, President of Long Island University Kimberly R. Cline and the Board of Trustees locked out the faculty of the LIU Brooklyn Campus. After contract negotiations on a new contract dragged to the … Continue reading

June 30, 2016
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Enough is Enough: Petition to Suspend Contract Renewal of Football Coach, Damon Harrington

Dear faculty colleagues, The BFA has written the letter below calling on Chancellor Dirks to suspend the renewal of Coach Harrington’s contract, pending further investigation by a truly independent inquiry. One player died, another was knocked out unconscious. This is … Continue reading