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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

July 23, 2015
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BFA Co-Chair statement to UC Regents about new UCRS tier

BFA Co-Chair Professor Celeste Langan spoke on behalf of the UC Faculty Associations at the July 22, 2015 UC Regents meeting during the public comment period. Below is a copy of her full statement: As co-Chair of the Berkeley Faculty … Continue reading

May 14, 2015
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Update from VC Koshland’s re: Copyright Online Education working group

Vice Chancellor Koshland responded to our letter of April 30, 2015 in which we requested an update on the Copyright Online Education working group.  His response is pasted below. *********************************** May 6, 2015 Dear Professor Lye and Professor Vernon, Thank … Continue reading

April 30, 2015
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BFA 4/30/15 Letter to VC Koshland re: Status of Online Education working group

Dear Vice Chancellor Koshland, We are writing to inquire on the progress of the working group you convened last summer around the issues of copyright and intellectual property raised by online education initiatives across campus. As you are no doubt … Continue reading