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Defense of Undocumented and other Vulnerable Categories of Students

The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) wrote the following letter to President Napolitano on November 23, 2016. ********************************* Dear President Napolitano, We applaud your timely declaration in the immediate aftermath of the election that the UC administration “remain[s] absolutely … Continue reading

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For-Profit Fiasco: California Public Colleges Turn to Web Courses

Jon Wiener is a contributing editor to The Nation magazine and an IFA member.  He published an article today in response to Senator Steinberg’s Proposed legislation that would  require California public higher education institutions to accept select online courses, even those offered by 3rd party profit … Continue reading

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“UC Irvine Professor quits midway through online Coursera class”

A UC Irvine professor has stopped teaching midway through a massive online course in microeconomics offered through the Coursera organization, saying that he had disagreements on how to conduct the free class for thousands of students around the world.
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Many UC faculty support SB 259, which would allow GSR’s to unionize

September 5, 2012 Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 Fax: (916) 558-3160 Re: UC Faculty Support SB 259 Dear Governor Brown, We of the Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) wish to … Continue reading

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Brown and Yudof Bail on the Master Plan

Bob Meister, President of CUCFA  (Professor of Political and Social Thought, UCSC) On June 27, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed language inserted by both houses of the legislature that would have tied UC funding to admitting a minimum number of students … Continue reading

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