Tag Archives: Member Initiatives

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 +

Proposed Resolution – Bangladesh Accord On Fire and Building Safety

The following resolution aims to hold UCSB licensees to higher standards for worker safety;  the resolution requests that these standards be implemented in sufficient time to be in effect prior to the UCSB Bookstore’s purchasing of apparel in order to meet students’ demand for safe and responsible clothing for the fall term of 2015. Please add your signature, via the link below, to support this resolution. Deadline to sign: Thursday, April 23, 2015. Resolution Proposed by Dr. Richard Appelbaum A Resolution Calling on the UCSB Academic Senate to Read More +