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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 +

Council of UC Faculty Associations Statement on the UC Regents Meeting

Discussion of state funding for and tuition at the University of California at Wednesday’s Board of Regents meeting was remarkable both for its candor and for the absence of original ideas and creative approaches from the UC leadership or the politicians on the board. It served only to give all parties a very public forum at which to reiterate their long-held positions. Although the rhetoric was often eloquent, passionate, and cogent, little was accomplished. President Napolitano presented her assessment of the funding needed to slowly Read More +

CUCFA Statement on UC’s Planned Tuition Increases

The Council of UC Faculty Associations holds Governor Jerry Brown’s slashing of public higher education responsible for UC President Napolitano’s recent proposal to budget for 5% tuition increases every year for the next 5 years. Raising tuition is not the solution. There is a better way: provide California students and their families high quality, affordable higher education, as defined by the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The reality is that Governor Brown has not been willing to spend the necessary money to do so Read More +