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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

October 4, 2016
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Statement of Principles: Choosing a New Chancellor for the University of California, Berkeley

The tide is turning: there is growing consensus, across political lines, about the imperative of reinvesting in public infrastructure and public education. In no other way is it possible to improve the quality of our public education system and recover its promise of equal opportunity for students and research in the public interest. 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

February 18, 2016
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“Proposed pension limits will lead to UC’s decline” by James Vernon

Despite decades of declining state funding and rising enrollments, the University of California has continued to deliver the highest quality of education for Californians. It was not the genius of its overpaid senior administrators that made this possible. It was … Continue reading

February 12, 2016
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Celeste Langan’s analysis of the “2016 Tier Pension Plan” proposals – “Retirement plan impacts entire community”

For an analysis of the proposals, see Celeste Langan, “Retirement plan impacts entire community” http://www.dailycal.org/2016/02/12/343390/ CUCFA Supports the UC Academic Senate Resolution Rejecting the “2016 Tier Pension Plan” On February 10, 2016, the Assembly of the Academic Senate of the … Continue reading

January 21, 2016
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Act now to stop UC pension benefit reductions

The University of California is currently considering introducing a new pension plan for its employees hired after 2016. During last year’s budget negotiations, Governor Jerry Brown persuaded UC President Janet Napolitano to accept a cap on pensionable salary that would … Continue reading