Category Archives: University Managment

CUCFA’s Letter to the President of Long Island University

Dear Dr. Cline: The Council of University of California Faculty Associations is extremely alarmed by the “lock out” action taken by your administration against the faculty of LIU-Brooklyn. The action has no precedent in higher education in this country and … Continue reading

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Faculty Association Inquiry/Request for Information Regarding UCI’s Review Process of Recent Campus Protest

Dear Chancellor Gillman, We are writing on behalf of the Irvine Faculty Association about UCI’s recent response to student protest on campus.  UCI referred some protesters of the May 18, 2016 screening of the film “Beneath the Helmet” to the … Continue reading

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UC task force considering pension cuts

If you are concerned about a further erosion of compensation at UC, follow the link below to read CUCFA’s (the Council of UC Faculty Associations) explanation of the proposals made by President Napolitano’s UC task force. The task force has … Continue reading

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We ask Governor Brown to sign SB-376

Dear Governor Brown, As faculty of the University of California, we are writing to urge you to sign bill SB-376, requiring the University of California compensate its subcontracted workers at the same level as those who are hired directly, that … Continue reading

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Statement by CUCFA and AAUP on Regent Blum’s Remarks

In response to remarks by Regent Blum at the  September 17, 2015 Regents meeting held at UC Irvine, the IFA, as part of CUCFA and the AAUP, have released a statement expressing deep concern and condemnation. _________________________________________ The Council of … Continue reading

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IFA Statement in Support of Wisconsin Faculty

The IFA opposes the alarming attack on tenure at our fellow public university system, the University of Wisconsin, and calls on President Napolitano and the UC Regents to affirm unambiguously the UC’s commitment to tenure and to academic freedom.

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Continuing deterioration of compensation and benefits

A year ago, the Berkeley Faculty Association drew the attention of faculty across the ten campuses of the University of California to the continuing degradation of their pensions, benefits and salaries. Faculty were, they noted, still underpaid in relation to … Continue reading

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CUCFA Statement on “Civility” and Academic Freedom

On Friday Sept. 5, Chancellor Dirks of UC Berkeley circulated an open statement to his campus community that sought to define the limits of appropriate debate at Berkeley. Issued as the campus approaches the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech … Continue reading

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CUCFA Concerns re: Rescission of 1989 Guidelines on University-Industry Relations

On July 6, 2014, the Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) sent the following letter to UC President Janet Napolitano in response to the June 26, 2014 announcement that she has rescinded a policy that barred the university from investing … Continue reading

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UC Faculty Call on UC Administration To Negotiate in Good Faith with Student-Worker TA Union

Update: Thank you everyone who took a moment to sign this letter. UC and the student-worker TA union have now reached an agreement. Details of the agreement by UC and the student’s union are available on the UAW Student Worker … Continue reading

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