SBFA Announcements


1 month ago
Questions about new CalPERS CFO's background and experience should be taken seriously by the pension fund

This is a shocking story about CalPERS's new CFO's background.

The questions about the CalPERS CFO's background are legitimate. CalPERS needs to address them.

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2 months ago
SBFA Response to ETD_OP.pdf

Dear Members,
Please see the attached letter from the UCSBFA to VP Carlson about the proposed changes to the Open Access policy for Dissertations that's currently under consideration by UCOP. If you have any comments or concerns about these changes, please email us at ucsbfa@gmail.com. Thank you for your support.

Santa Barbara, Wednesday March 21, 2018 To: Susan Carlson VP for Academic Personnel and Programs (APP) UCOP Dear VP Carlson, UCSB FA appreciates the extended deadline for comments to the proposed ETD OA policy. We have taken advantage of this extension to gather information from existing reports ...

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2 months ago
Still more on the upcoming Regents meeting

Some updates on the upcoming Regents meeting

News, information and comment from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Faculty Association.

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4 months ago
MLK SB Brochure 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr Santa Barbara

https://www.mlksb.org/article/11659-mlk-sb-brochure-2018

Jan 12, 2018 at 04:15 AM MLK SB Brochure 2018 By MLK Santa Barbara Download Brochure Here... Posted in Featured Articles, MLK Santa Barbara Celebrations.

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5 months ago
Grad Student Walkout/Rally Protesting Tax Reform Bill

Grad Student Walkout/Rally Protesting Tax Reform Bill is tomorrow (Wednesday) 11/29 at 10:00am (PST) in Storke Plaza. Please support saving graduate education!

Dear fellow grad students and people passionate about education: We are distressed about the impact the proposed tax bill will have on all graduate students throughout the country. Specifically, graduate students given tuition tax waivers.

We are organizing a nationwide walkout (#gradtaxwalkout) on Wednesday November 29th at 1:00pm EST/10am PST to show how vital graduate students are to higher education. For example, in return for our stipends, clinical psych graduate students provide FREE ... See more

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6 months ago
Sign the Petition: Protect Students and Vote No on the Tax Bill

It is critical that we stop this move on the part of the GOP to destroy graduate education.
Please consider signing.

The Republican tax bill currently before Congress will have a severe negative impact on students and higher education in the US. Sign the AAUP's petition urging members of Congress to protect students and vote no on the bill.

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6 months ago
“Free Speech” Policy Could “Chill” Protected Speech on UNC Campuses

BY MICHAEL BEHRENT The “free speech” policy currently under consideration by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors could impose a “chill” on “constitutionally protected speech” on UN…

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6 months ago
Plan to Phase Out 2 Dozen Programs Stuns Faculty at Wisconsin-Superior

The university's "explanation" was ridiculous. Students take more credits than they need to graduate not because they are confused but because they are interested in learning, trying new things, preparing for jobs, etc....

Administrators say the goal is to help overwhelmed students graduate on time by streamlining course offerings, not to cut costs.

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7 months ago
Milo Appears (But Doesn’t Speak) in Berkeley at $53,333.33/Minute

This is a tactic to waste UC's money and thus hurt the "liberal" university.

BY HANK REICHMAN Clownish self-promoting bigot Milo Yiannopoulos fulfilled his pledge to speak on Sunday at the University of California at Berkeley campus, despite the cancellation the previous da…

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8 months ago
AAUP Denounces Decision to End DACA Program

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) president Rudy Fich…

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