CUCFA letter in Support of Academic Freedom for University Librarians

Dear colleagues, On July 26, 2018 UC negotiators rejected a proposal by the UC-AFT Unit 17 that academic freedom be recognized as a right of all librarians as academic employees. UC negotiators reportedly argued that academic freedom is granted only to faculty and students “to enable free expression in the classroom,” that it is “a professional standard established by faculty, for faculty,” and that their position was consistent with “AAUP’s stance on Academic Freedom.” The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has rejected UC negotiators’ Read More +