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July 4, 2016
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Response to Chancellor Dirk’s Letter concerning Intercollegiate Athletics

Below is the BFA response to Chancellor Dirk’s Letter.  You can sign the petition to withdraw the contract of Coach Harrington, pending further investigation and post comments here. Further documents can be found below the following letter. Dear Chancellor Dirks, … 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

September 24, 2013
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Open Letter from BFA to Senate Chair Betty Deakin – “School first, sports second”

The Berkeley Faculty Association deplores the disruption of the University’s academic mission by the occupation of Kroeber Plaza by Fox Sports TV on September 13-14, 2013. The Fox Sports booths, television screens, and other advertising paraphernalia were set up on … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
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BFA Board opposes the amendment to UC Berkeley’s 2020 Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), to allow the construction of a $15 million Aquatics Center

At the UC Regents meeting in Sacramento on May 15, 2013, the Regents will be asked to approve an amendment to UC Berkeley’s 2020 Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), to allow the construction of a $15 million Aquatics Center on … Continue reading

April 10, 2013
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BFA Concerns about Intercollegiate Athletics

BFA letter to the Academic Senate concerning a list of issues related to Intercollegiate Athletics. We ask the present Senate leadership to do what we resolved in 2009: establish a Senate Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics. We urge the Senate to encourage responsible discussion on the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Aquatic Center and plans to seek approval at the May meeting of the UC Regents. Continue reading