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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

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

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

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