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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

March 28, 2016
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Feminist Statement on Sexual Harassment at UC Berkeley

March 28, 2016 As feminist faculty at UC Berkeley, we are gravely disturbed by the failures of our Administration to address sexual harassment as a fundamental violation of civil rights. This year’s gross mishandling of the Marcy, Fleming and Choudhry … Continue reading

March 19, 2016
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BFA Call for Senate Meeting on the University’s handling of sexual harassment

The BFA Board has initiated a special meeting of the Academic Senate to discuss administrative failures and procedural obstacles in addressing sexual harassment on campus, to be held April 7. Dear Chair Powell, Under Division Bylaw 5.B, we formally petition … 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

October 3, 2015
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We ask Governor Brown to sign SB-376

Dear Governor Brown, As faculty of the University of California, we are writing to urge you to sign bill SB-376, requiring the University of California compensate its subcontracted workers at the same level as those who are hired directly, that … Continue reading