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May 11, 2013
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CUCFA President Meister’s Open Letter to Coursera Founder Daphne Koller

“Because I share your vision of creating a world in which all have access to an excellent and empowering education, I would like to propose a new online course for you to make freely available through the Coursera platform. Its … Continue reading

May 10, 2013
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BFA Annual Report: AY 2012-2013

  This has been a busy year for the Berkeley Faculty Association.  Although Proposition 30 passed in the Fall it effectively amounted to a stay of execution: cancelling cuts planned for this year but doing nothing to ameliorate the impact … Continue reading

April 2, 2013
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BFA Press Release: Unprecedented number of faculty sign petition opposing SB 520

A petition signed by over 1,000 UC faculty opposing SB520 was delivered to Senate Pro-Tem leader Darrel Steinberg (D-Sacramento), the author of the bill that, as formally amended yesterday, forces all three segments of California public higher education to accept online versions of heavily impacted courses for transfer credit. Continue reading