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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9th, 4-6pm OPEN FORUM ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM

LOMA PELONA CENTER MAP Dear Colleagues, Erosion of academic freedom around teaching and research? New UC Principles Regarding Intolerance? Trigger warnings? Gag orders at the university? Who owns y​our syllabus? Whose civility? whose freedom? These are some of the important issues on our campus that have prompted the Faculty Association to hold a public forum on Academic Freedom and Shared Governance.  Please come!  The event is on Wednesday, March 9 from 4 to 6 pm at the Loma Pelona Center. (The Loma Pelona Center is located on campus near Read More +

Statement by CUCFA and AAUP on Regent Blum’s Remarks

Dear Members of the UCSB Faculty Association, Below is the aforementioned  joint statement just issued by CUCFA and AAUP protesting Regent Blum’s comments at the Regents Meeting (9/17/2015) regarding the proposed Statement of Principles Against Intolerance.  A link to the CUCFA website and the announcement can be found here. A link to the AAUP website with additional information can be found here.   The Council of University of California Faculty Associations and the American Association of University Professors write to protest the following remarks made Read More +

Greetings to Members of the UCSB Faculty Association

Dear Members of the Santa Barbara Faculty Association, We, the Board members of SBFA, wish you a good start of the new academic year and look forward to strengthening and enlivening our joint activities. Happily, we write in the wake of a positive example of what can happen if we work together as a group and with other allies and constituents to foster faculty welfare: Chancellor Yang’s recent announcement that beginning in January 2016 the UC Care Health Insurance Plan will add Cottage Hospital, Pacific Read More +

CUCFA & AAUP Announce Partnership Agreement

Council of University of California Faculty Associations and American Association of University Professors Announce Partnership Agreement The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the Council of University of California Faculty Associations (CUCFA) today announced that they have agreed to work together as partner organizations in “defense and promotion of academic freedom, shared university governance, and the economic security of all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education.”  In a formal agreement approved by the governing bodies of both organizations and signed last Read More +